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

Exhibition of Art Treasures, Manchester, 1857, a copper medal by J. Pinches, 42mm (Allen 25; BHM 2606); Coventry & Midland Manufacturing, Art & Industrial Exhibition, 1867, a copper award medal by W.F. Taunton for Ottley, named (Timothy Morris), 70mm (D & W 55/89; Allen Pt 1; cf. DNW 50, 1110); International Inventions Exhibition, 1885, a bronze medal by L.C. Wyon, 45mm (BHM 3198; E 1715); Colonial and Indian Exhibition, 1886, a bronze award medal by L.C. Wyon, unnamed, 52mm (BHM 3209; E 1725; Pudd. 886.1.2) [4]. Last virtually mint state, others extremely fine; first, third and last cased as issued £100-150