A Collection of Naval General Service Medals 1793-1840

Date of Auction: 18th June 2020

Sold for £3,200

Estimate: £3,000 - £3,600

Naval General Service 1793-1840, 1 clasp, Lissa (Edwd. Golding.) edge bruising, nearly very fine £3,000-£3,600


Provenance: Stansfeld Collection, Spink, June 1984.

Approximately 125 clasps issued for Lissa, including 36 to the Amphion.

Edward Golding served as a Quarter-Master’s Mate aboard H.M.S. Amphion in the action with a Franco-Venetian squadron in the Adriatic Sea on 13 March 1811. The Amphion 32, Captain William Hoste, had 15 killed and 47 wounded in the action, the highest casualties of any ship in the squadron.