Indian Historical Medals from the Collection formed by Michael Shaw

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Date of Auction: 27th February 2020

Sold for £300

Estimate: £80 - £100

Exhibitions and Shows, Madras Exhibition, 1855, a copper award medal For Merit by B. Wyon, laureate bust of Victoria left, rev. wreath, edge named (T.D. Lushington Esq., 1855), 51mm (Pudd. I, 855.2; cf. DNW M12, 428). Virtually as struck; in gilt-blocked fitted case of issue by Hancock, 39 Bruton Street [London], Jeweller & Silversmith £80-£100

Footnote

T.D. Lushington, Madras Civil Service, originally from Sittingbourne, Kent; assistant to the principal collector and magistrate of Malabar, August 1835; assistant to the sub-collector and joint magistrate of Canara, June 1841; collector, Masulipatam, 1849-55