British Historical Medals from the Collection of Michael Longfield

Date of Auction: 12th December 2016

Sold for £400

Estimate: £150 - £200

Visit of Kaiser Wilhelm II to the City of London, 1891, a bronze medal by Elkington & Co for the Corporation of the City of London, conjoined busts of Wilhelm and Princess Augusta right, rev. Londinia indicating shipping on the Thames to a figure of Prussia, St Paul’s behind, 80mm (W & E 1668.1; BHM 3412; E 1768). About as struck; in contemporary round case £150-200