British Historical Medals from the Collection of Michael Longfield

Date of Auction: 12th December 2016

Sold for £340

Estimate: £300 - £400

Removal of Temple Bar, 1878, a uniface lead medal by C.H. and J. Mabey for Taylor, Foot and Tebay on behalf of the Corporation of London, frontal elevation of Temple Bar, legend around, 102mm (BHM 3051; E 1658; Welch 15; Taylor 37a). Virtually as struck, rare; in glazed copper frame as issued [this slightly dented and the glass chipped]