British Historical Medals from the Collection of Michael Longfield

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Date of Auction: 12th December 2016

Sold for £190

Estimate: £100 - £150

Marriage of the Prince of Wales and Princess Alexandra, 1863, a white metal medal by T. Ottley, 51mm (W & E 932.1; BHM 2768); Silver Wedding of Lucy and John Gough Nichols, 1868, a copper medal by L.C.. Wyon, 47mm (BHM 2892); Marriage of Princess Louise and the Marquis of Lorne, 1871, a bronze medal by T. Ottley, 54mm (W & E 1144.2; BHM 2915); National Thanksgiving for the Recovery of the Prince of Wales from Typhoid, 1872, a bronze medal by J.S. & A.B. Wyon, 58mm (W & E 1161A.1; BHM 2929; E 1619); Marriage of Princess Beatrice and Prince Henry of Battenberg, 1885, a bronze medal by A. Wyon, 64mm (W & E 1510.1; BHM 3183; E 1718) [5]. Extremely fine or better; three in contemporary cases £100-150