Medals from the Collection of the Revd. John Watson

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Date of Auction: 25th November 2013

Sold for £120

Estimate: £100 - £150

Richard Mead, 1775, a soft-metal impression of the rev. of the medal by L. Pingo, 40mm (Eimer 51 and note); George III, c. 1775, a soft-metal impression of the ‘Standing Liberty’ rev., 40mm (Eimer 54, and note; cf. BHM 265, suggesting a possible American connection); Scholastic Medal, c. 1780, a soft-metal impression of the obv. of the medal by L. Pingo, 38mm (Eimer 58, and note); University of Cambridge, Norrisian Medal, 1781, soft-metal impressions of the obv. and rev. of the medal, 44mm (Eimer 59, and note); together with a thick soft-metal impression of the obv. of Dassier’s medal of George I, without legend, 37mm (MI II, 475/94) [6]. Very fine £100-150

Footnote

Provenance: L. Pingo Collection; S. Bousfield Collection, Sotheby Auction, 28 July 1930, lot 212 (part)