British Historical Medals from the Collection formed by Robert Thomas

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Date of Auction: 7th December 2015

Sold for £320

Estimate: £150 - £200

Great Exhibition, Hyde Park, 1851, a silver award medal by W. Wyon for the Royal Entertainment at Guildhall, coronetted bust of Victoria left, rev. legend, edge un-named, 36mm (Allen D5; W & E 648.1; E 1465; D & W 70/184; cf. DNW M4, 40). Virtually as struck and deeply toned, very rare; with original swivelling straight bar suspension and blue ribbon £150-200