British Historical Medals from the Collection of Michael Longfield

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Date of Auction: 12th December 2016

Sold for £180

Estimate: £100 - £150

Completion of the Britannia Tubular Bridge, 1850, a copper medal by L.C. Wyon, 58mm (BHM 2402; E 1441; Moyaux 36; Taylor 164a; Swan 67-9); Opening of the North Eastern Railway, 1906, a bronze medal by Elkington, 48mm (W & E 4906.2) [2] First with minor obverse scuff, otherwise both virtually as struck; in contemporary fitted cases £100-150