The David Young Collection of Medals of Devon

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Date of Auction: 25th November 2013

Sold for £230

Estimate: £150 - £200

Plymouth, Completion of the Burrator Reservoir, 1898, medals (2), unsigned [by Vaughton], in copper and white metal, similar, both 44mm (BHM 3635); Guildhall Opened by the Prince of Wales, 1874, white metal medals by J. Moore (2, variants), both 39mm (W & E 1227; BHM 2998); Sir Francis Drake Statue, 1884, a white metal medal, 30mm; Victoria, Golden Jubilee, 1887, a white metal medal by H.B. Sale, 39mm (W & E 2336G); National Armada Commemoration, 1888, medals by Miller (2), 38 and 33mm; Marriage of the Duke of York, 1893, a plated cross, unsigned, 46 x 40mm (W & E 1750.1); Extension of the Borough, 1896, a white metal medal; Victoria, Diamond Jubilee, 1897, a white metal medal by A. Miesch, 38mm (W & E 3261A); George V, Coronation, 1911, a white metal by Vaughton, 38mm (W & E 5243EE.2); Peace Celebrations, 1919, a white metal medal, 32mm [13]. First extremely fine and rare, others very fine and better £150-200


Provenance: First, third and fifth bt J.G. Scott August 2003; second and twelfth bt Eden Coins July 2003; fourth and ninth bt A. Judd June 2003; sixth and last bt J. Whitmore July 2003