The Don Kenefick Collection of Historical Medals

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Date of Auction: 12th February 2020

Sold for £180

Estimate: £100 - £120

England, Great Exhibition, Hyde Park, 1851, Prize Medal, a copper award by W. and L.C. Wyon, conjoined busts of Victoria and Albert left, rev. standing figures of the Continents present Industry to Britannia, edge named (David Labbé & Co, Class XII), 77mm (Allen A020; BHM 2462). Minor edge bruises, otherwise extremely fine £100-£120

Footnote

Provenance: L.L. Allen Collection, Baldwin Auction, 9 June 2007, lot 19.

David Labbez & Co., woollen manufacturers, Sains-Richaumond, France. The z of Labbez was mistakenly omitted from the edge inscription