The Don Kenefick Collection of Historical Medals

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Date of Auction: 12th February 2020

Sold for £600

Estimate: £300 - £400

England, Opening of the New Coal Exchange, 1849, a copper medal by B. Wyon for the Corporation of the City of London, medallion portraits of the Queen, Prince Albert, the Prince of Wales and the Princess Royal, rev. interior of the Coal Exchange, 89mm, flan thickness 10mm (W & E 581A.1; BHM 2357; Taylor 161c; E 1435). Good extremely fine, arguably the finest City of London medal from an artistic standpoint £300-£400

Footnote

Provenance: Baldwin Auction 33, 6-7 May 2003, lot 1336