British Historical Medals From the Collection of the Revd. John Watson

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Date of Auction: 15th September 2015

Sold for £600

Estimate: £100 - £150

Oxford University v. Harvard, U.S.A., 1869, a silver-gilt award medal by J. Gilliam, un-named, 51mm; Bournemouth Municipal Schools of Art, a silver award medal by J. Pinches, named (Vera M. Kinsey, Session 1907-8), 38mm; Investiture of the Prince of Wales, 1911, silver medals by W. Goscombe John (2), both 35mm (Giordano 23b; BHM 4079; E 1925); General Strike, 1926, a bronze service medal by E. Gillick, 51mm (BHM 4210; E 2003); 10th Anniversary of the Signing of the Armistice, 1928, a silver medal by C.L.J. Doman, 76mm (BHM 4132; E 2008a); Bicentenary of the Birth of Joseph Fry, 1928, a bronze medal by H. Youngman, 51mm (BHM 4221; E 2013); Royal Life Saving Society, silver Awards of Merit (2), named (J. Macpherson, 1934; H.M. Macpherson, 1935), both 32mm; Elizabeth II, Coronation, 1953, a bronze medal by H. Dropsy, 51mm (W & E 8047A.1; Dropsy Exh. Cat. 1964, 220; E 2087b); Quatercentenary of Uppingham School, 1984, a bronze award medal, un-named, 45mm; 250th Anniversary of the Evangelical Conversion of John Wesley, 1988, a bronze medal by Tower Mint, 37mm [12]. Generally extremely fine, first semi-glazed in lunette; all in cases of issue £100-150