British Historical Medals from the Collection formed by Robert Thomas

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Date of Auction: 7th December 2015

Sold for £360

Estimate: £150 - £200

British Victories, 1759, a brass medal, unsigned, 44mm (MI II, 708/444; E 677); Battle of the Nile, 1798, a white metal medal by T. Wyon Sr, 38mm (BHM 450; E 892); Tribute to the Duke of Northumberland, 1816, a white metal medal, unsigned, 41mm (BHM 916); George IV, Coronation, Pendleton, 1821, a white metal medal by T.I. Wells, 46mm (BHM 1097); Norfolk and Norwich Hospital Musical Festival, 1824, a white metal medal, unsigned, 46mm (BHM 1243); International Exhibition, South Kensington, 1862, medals (2), by Pinches, 42mm (Allen 200; BHM 2739), and in gilt by C. Schnitzpahn, 41mm (Allen 230; BHM 2743; E 1556); Exhibition of Manufactures Machinery & Fine Arts, Dublin, 1864, a white metal medal by J. Woodhouse, 44mm (Allen Pt 5); Visit of Victoria to Wolverhampton, 1866, a copper medal by T. Ottley, 65mm (W & E 1046A.2; BHM 2851; E 1587); Visitors to Crystal Palace, 1866, a white metal medal by Pinches & Taylor, 42mm (Allen 1; BHM 2868); together with other miscellaneous British base metal medals (33), from Blackpool, Sheffield, Bishop Auckland, Gloucester, Taunton, Wilts County Club, etc [43]. Those described generally about very fine and better, others in varied state £150-200