The John Goddard Collection of Important Naval Medals and Nelson Letters

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Date of Auction: 24th November 2015

Sold for £4,800

Estimate: £3,000 - £5,000

The 9-clasp specimen Naval Medal presented by the Master of the Mint to the United Service Institute

Naval General Service 1793-1840, 9 clasps, 1 June 1794, St. Vincent, Nile, Egypt, Copenhagen 1801, Trafalgar, Algiers, Navarino, Syria ([Fr]om the Master of the Mint to the United Service Institu[te]) officially impressed naming, a few letters obscured by suspension claw, clasp carriage bearing a catalogue number in ink, ‘C-18964’, extremely fine
£3000-5000

Footnote

Provenance: The Glenbow Collection of British Specimen Medals formerly in the collection of the Royal United Services Institute, Dix Noonan Webb, March 2012.