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

Date of Auction: 20th February 2019

Sold for £420

Estimate: £200 - £260

MIDLOTHIAN, Edinburgh, Benjamin Mackay’s Academy, an oval engraved silver award medal for Greek and Latin by W. & P. Cunningham, arms of the Dukes of Hamilton, crest and motto above, initials within garter below, rev. legend, named (Josepho Hamilton, Puero optime merito, Qui Per annos fere quinque, In Literis Latinis Græcisque sedulo versatus, Dux suæ Classis evasit, Hocce numisma ut laudis testimonium ita gloriæ incitamentum donavit Benjamin Mackay, XIV Kal. Augt. mdcccxiii), hallmarked Edinburgh 1812, 98 x 60mm, 34.09g. Some scratches, otherwise good very fine and toned, rare; with loop for suspension £200-£260