The David Young Collection of Medals of Devon

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Date of Auction: 25th November 2013

Sold for £55

Estimate: £80 - £100

TIVERTON, Blundell's School, a silver Keats medal, 1778, by L. Pingo, façade of the school building, rev. Minerva seated holding wreath over boy's head, 41mm (Eimer 57; D & W 274/534; Grimshaw 23); another, in copper, from different obv. die; Quatercentenary of the Founding of Blundell’s School, 2004, a copper medal, 51mm; together with other medals (8), of Budleigh Salterton, Buckfastleigh (4), Dartmouth (2) and Portland Grammar School, 1887 [11]. First extremely fine and deeply toned, others generally about very fine £80-100

Footnote

Provenance: First bt J.G. Scott August 2003; second bt S.H. Monks December 2002