British Historical Medals from the Collection formed by Robert Thomas

Date of Auction: 7th December 2015

Sold for £280

Estimate: £120 - £150

Arthur Wellesley Appointed Duke of Wellington, 1814, a copper medal by E. Thomason, 54mm (Eimer 39; BHM 832); Great Exhibition, Hyde Park, 1851, For Services, a copper award medal by W. Wyon, named (Chas. Tucker, Police Constable), 48mm (Allen A50; BHM 2465; E 1458), Exhibitor, a copper award medal by W. Wyon, named (United Kingdom, class 30, no. 179), 44mm (Allen A55; BHM 2463; E 1459), white metal medals (3), by Allen & Moore (2), both 52mm (Allen B120, B130; BHM 2419, 2421; E 1460), and by W.J. Taylor, 38mm (Allen B340; BHM 2459; E 1463); Wellington Horticultural Society, 1851, a white metal medal signed Sheriff, 51mm (cf. E 1235 for obv.); Crystal Palace Opened, 1854, a white metal medal by Allen & Moore, 51mm (Allen 25); Consecration of St Matthew’s Church, St Pancras, 1856, a white metal medal by T. Wyon, 56mm (BHM 2590); together with other miscellaneous British base metal medals (25), from Alcester, Liverpool, Twickenham, Derby, Tenby, Windsor, etc [34]. Allen B120 and B340 virtually as struck, latter in original paper envelope by W.J. Taylor, others described about very fine and better, remainder in varied state £120-150


The third medal was awarded to Charlotte Limeuse, from Delgany, co Wicklow, for religious artefacts