British Historical Medals from the Collection formed by Robert Thomas

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Date of Auction: 7th December 2015

Sold for £460

Estimate: £120 - £150

Marriage of Victoria and Prince Albert, 1840, a white metal medal by T. Halliday, 45mm (W & E 205A.1; BHM 1911; E 1337); York Minster Destroyed by Fire, 1840, a uniface bell metal and wood medal, unsigned, MAG monogram, 39mm; Return of Conservative MPs for Shropshire, 1841, a white metal medal by T. Halliday, 57mm (E 1358); Foundation Stone of the New Royal Exchange Laid, 1842, a copper medal by W. Wyon, 44mm (BHM 2078; W & E 335.1); Completion of the Thames Tunnel, 1842, a white metal medal by T. Taylor, 42mm (BHM 2085); Opening of the Thames Tunnel, 1843, a white metal medal by W. Griffin, 36mm (BHM 2131); Reopening of the Royal Exchange, 1844, a copper medal by Allen & Moore, 51mm (BHM 2173); Erection of the Wellington Statue at the Royal Exchange, 1844, a white metal medal by J. Davis, 44mm (BHM 2196); Çolonial and Indian Exhibition, London, 1886, a white metal medal, unsigned, 40mm (BHM 3210); together with other miscellaneous British base metal medals (47), from Manchester, Winchester, Surbiton, Salford, Coventry, Plymouth, Wiltshire Conservative Benefit Society, etc [56]. Those described very fine and better, remainder in varied state £120-150