British Historical Medals from the Collection formed by Robert Thomas

Date of Auction: 7th December 2015

Sold for £240

Estimate: £100 - £150

Renfrewshire Political Union, 1832, a white metal medal signed W.M., 42mm (BHM 1640); Reform Bill, 1832, a white metal medal, signature unclear, 55mm (BHM –; E –); Compton Pilgrims (Berkshire) Benefit Society, 1836, a white metal medal, unsigned, 49mm (D & W –; cf. DNW 132, 1634); Enlargement of Birmingham Grammar School, 1836, a white metal medal by C.F. Carter, 52mm (BHM 1709; Taylor 116a); together with other miscellaneous British base metal medals (24), various subjects [28]. Those described about very fine and better, first two very rare, others in varied state £100-150


Second only illustrated. This medal, with its legend commencing the splendour of the throne, is unpublished in BHM and of a larger size than any of the medals commemorating the event listed therein