A Collection of Medals Associated with Arthur Wellesley, Duke of Wellington

Date of Auction: 25th November 2013

Sold for £220

Estimate: £350 - £400

Field Marshal the Marquis of Wellington, Duque de Ciudad Rodrigo, Victories, 1812, a glazed oval gilt-metal cliché by T. Halliday, uniformed bust left, 68 x 56mm (Eimer 33; Julius 4038); the rectangular black lacquered frame with gilt brass oval containing the medal and suspender in the form of military trophies. A most pleasing and rare item, the frame in excellent order, the cliché extremely fine £350-400


Apart from the Julius reference to a medal now lost, Eimer records a single example in the Ashmolean Museum