British Historical Medals from the Collection of Michael Longfield

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Date of Auction: 12th December 2016

Sold for £160

Estimate: £100 - £150

Completion of Birmingham Town Hall, 1834, a copper medal, unsigned, for Thomason, 73mm (BHM 1678; E 1277; Taylor 108d); Completion of the Thames Tunnel, 1842, a white metal medal by J. Davis, 44mm (BHM 2080; Moyaux 26); Re-opening of the Royal Exchange, 1844, a white metal medal by J. Davis, 60mm (BHM 2176; Taylor 146u); Opening of St George’s Hall, Liverpool, 1854, a copper medal by Allen & Moore for J. Mayer, 44mm (Taylor 170a); Opening of Calthorpe Park, Birmingham, 1857, a copper medal by J. Moore and G.R. Collis, 55mm (BHM 2594); Opening of Mason Science College, Birmingham, 1880, a bronze award medal by J. Moore, 54mm (BHM 3083; E 1670; Taylor 199a) [6]. Extremely fine; second and last in contemporary cases