French Historical Medals in Silver, from the Collection formed by James Spencer

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Date of Auction: 7th December 2015

Sold for £160

Estimate: £120 - £150

Conseil Central d’Hygiène et de Salubrité, Eure, 1848, an octagonal silver award medal by A. Bescher, named (A. Pacque, Vétérinaire Départemental), 33mm; École d’Accouchement, Paris, a silver Prix de Bonne Conduite award medal, unsigned, named (Melle. Lagneaux, 1848), 33mm; Hippocrate, a silver award medal by E. Dubois for the Académie de Médecine, named (à Mr le Dr Auguste Langlois, au Puy (Haute-Loire), 1875), 51mm; Pharmacie Centrale de France, a silver award medal by F. Rasumny, named (Mr et Mme Paul Rabet, le 9 Janvier 1900), 51mm; Société d’Hygiène de l’Enfance, 1904, a silver award medal by T. Herant-Bender, named (Dr Pfeiffer, 1907), 50mm; Hospices Civils de Bordeaux, a silver award medal by A. Gerbier, named (Mr Ranié, Expert, 1907), 41mm; École d’Accouchement de Paris, a silver award medal, unsigned, named (Bonne Conduite, 1er Prix, Melle. Mâitre, 1909-1911), 40mm; Hygie, 1911, a silver award plaque by G.-H. Prud’homme, named (Challenge Vienne, 1923, 3e. serie, Chamont), 50 x 40mm (CGMP p.334; Storer 5596); Faculté de Médecine de Paris, a silver award medal after J.-A. Barre, named (Melle. Guillemette Marquis, née le 25 Juillet 1910 à Rennes…Thèse 1940-41), 50mm; Institut Prophylactique, Vernes Médaille d’Honneur, a silver award by R. Grégoire, named (Maria Daniel, 1952), 50mm [10]. Very fine and better, several toned; first with clip and ring for suspension
£120-150

Footnote

Eighth only illustrated