A Collection of Historical Medals, the property of a Gentleman

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Date of Auction: 8th April 2020

Sold for £500

Estimate: £240 - £300

Great Exhibition, Hyde Park, 1851, Prize Medal, a copper award by W. and L.C. Wyon, conjoined busts of Victoria and Prince Albert left, trident and dolphins in field, rev. Britannia placing a wreath on kneeling figure of Industry, attended by supporters representing the continents, edge named (A.K. Johnston, Class X), 77mm (Allen A25; BHM 2462; E 1456). Good extremely fine £240-£300

Footnote

Alexander Keith Johnston (1804-71), Scottish geographer and cartographer. See also Lots 395, 397 and 399