British Educational Award Medals from the Collection formed by the late T.H. Watts

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Date of Auction: 13th March 2018

Sold for £160

Estimate: £50 - £70

LONDON, Newgate, Christ’s Hospital, a uniface cast silver Marker’s medal, unsigned, bust of Edward VI three-quarters left, back engraved with open book, named (Wm. Watson, 1781), 31mm, 14.43g (Grimshaw p.31, no.89). Good fine, rare; with corded loop for suspension £50-70

Footnote

Miss Grimshaw assumed, incorrectly, that medals of this type were awarded exclusively to those in the girls’ school