The Don Kenefick Collection of Historical Medals

Date of Auction: 12th February 2020

Sold for £500

Estimate: £100 - £120

England, Society of Apothecaries, Linnaeus Medal, 1830, in silver, by W. Wyon, bust of Charles Linnaeus right, rev. Hygeia instucting a pupil in botany, caduceus decorated with the Society’s badge in exurgue, edge named (Hendrina Victoria Klassen, 1882), 47mm (E 1233). Extremely fine; in contemporary fitted case [this somewhat distressed] £100-£120


Provenance: DNW Auction 56, 11 December 2002, lot 682 (part)