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

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Date of Auction: 15th September 2015

Sold for £400

Estimate: £300 - £400

FRANCE, Charles-Nicolas Fabvier, 1828, a uniface cast bronze medal by D. d’Angers, bust right in Greek-style turban, 150mm (Reinis 174; cf. Baldwin 55, 2737). Tiny piercing for suspension, otherwise better than very fine and attractively patinated, rare £300-400


Charles-Nicolas Fabvier (1783-1855), French commander of the Greek regular forces during the War of Independence, 1825-8, later made an honorary Greek citizen