Golden Jubilee of Queen Victoria 1887 77 mm diameter in silver Eimer 1733 the official Royal Mint issue with ASIA, AMERICA, EUROPE, AUSTRALIA and AFRICA in linked shields reverse, a near choice example Good EF and lustrous, in the official red box with certificate, along with Merit medal in bronze 31mm diameter with A&C Lynton 1911 on the reverse GEF boxed
Music gold 9 carat medal awards (3) Australia Mackay Band Competition 1925 to W.Gummow Champion Euphonium 1926, Rockhampton 1934 Contest Champion of Champions 1934 presented to W.Gummow , Queensland band Contest Champion Euphonium Ipswich 1949 GVF to EF
Resolution and Adventure Medal 1772 Eimer 744a 43mm diameter in copper showing the distinctive die break to the left of the exergue. Obverse Bust of George III laureate. GEORGE III. KING. OF. GR. BRITAIN. FRANCE. AND. IRELAND ETC. Reverse Two Ships at sea RESOLVTION ADVENTURE. Exergue. SAILED . FROM. ENGLAND MARCH MDCCLXXII Fine for wear, with corroded surfaces as is normal on this issue, and showing the mount mark at the top as do all examples. Eimer states:- 'The medal was commissioned by naturalist and benefactor Joseph Banks (1743-1820) who was to have accompanied Captain James Cook on his second voyage (1728-1729) but withdrew at a late stage. These medals were distributed at more than 30 places and generally show up in a worn and weathered state. 2000 medals are said to have been produced made from an alloy of copper, lead, zinc and tin. A further 142 example were struck in silver and 2 in gold. All examples appear to have been struck from a cracked die, as does this example.' Only a handful of examples have been discovered, mainly in New Zealand. Examples are held in the collections of Te Papa and the National Museum of Australia. A truly rare piece.
England's Ashes Victory 2005 crown sized gold medal 22 carat 39.9 grams commemorating the England cricket team's victory in a five test match series over Australia in 2005. May become a rarity as it is likely to be a while before another such commemorative can be issued. FDC cased as issued by the Royal Mint with certificate
Australia Commencement of Volunteer Movement 1856 33mm in bronze by J.Hogarth Obverse Young Head of Victoria left, VICTORIA DEI GRATIA REGINA Reverse Britannia seated left, holding wreath and trident, with ships and lighthouse on hill behind AUT BELLO ... VICTORIA . . AUT PACE, 1856 in exergue VF with some edge knocks Extremely rare with only 12 minted in bronze, as an indicator of its rarity, Dr John Chapman did not have an example of this medal in his life-time collection auctioned by Noble Numismatics, Sale 88B. This medal was ordered by General Edward Macarthur, elder brother of Sir William.
VictoriaDiamond Jubilee 1897 56mm diameter in silver the official Royal Mint issue NEF with an edge nick, Victoria Diamond Jubilee 1897 56mm diameter in bronze the official Royal Mint issue NEF, The 12 Apostles 50mm diameter in cupro-nickel with gold plated highlighting UNC, Hungary 100 Forint 1982 Spain World Cup UNC, Titanic 100th Anniversary 70mm diameter in silver plated copper with gold highlighting UNC, Royal Wedding of Prince Andrew and Miss Sarah Ferguson 1986 57mm diameter in bronze UNC, Silver Jubilee of George V 1935 56mm diameter matt finish the official Royal Mint issue UNC, Manchester Art Treasures Exhibition 1857 63mm diameter in white metal by Pinches Obverse Exhibition building opened by Prince Albert, Reverse the 3 Muses A/UNC, Diamond Jubilee of Queen Elizabeth II 70mm diameter with coloured portrait of the Queen in robes on the obverse, AustraliaINA Retro Pattern Crown 1851 in Piedfort Copper Obverse Gothic Head, Reverse Advance Australia Lustrous UNC, Diamond Jubilee 2012 Numis Proof by Westminster in gold plated cupro-nickel the obverse with coloured picture of the Queen, Prize Medal Edmonton and District Sunday Football League in copper, also a large 89mm medal in the style of Charles II a modern reproduction in brass (?) in mixed grades many EF-UNC in a Westminster box
Admiral Vernon Battle of Portobello 1739 Fair, Colonial and Indian Exhibition 1886 51mm in copper EF, Coronation medal 1953 in white metal EF boxed, London Academy of Music (2) 1937 and 1938 presented to Charlotte Huscroft for Elocution these in silver and boxed, Twopence 1797 with crude and large countermarks? Fine, 18th Century Halfpennies (2) 1791 John Wilkinson, Ireland 1804 Convenience of Trade Fair, Australia Halfpenny 1857 Holloways Near Fine with edge knocks
Concorde's Last Flight 2003 50mm diameter 2 ounces of .999 Silver Proof FDC in the case of issue, Annual History Commemorative 2003 5 ounces of .999 Silver in 'Antique' Matt Proof FDC in the case of issue with certificate, 200th Anniversary of Cook's Discovery of Australia by John Pinches undated (1970) a 2-piece set in silver gilt (.925) each weighing 39 grammes nFDC in the case of issue with certificate
Society of Miniature Rifle Clubs Medals (13): Team Championships Medal 1928 gold & enamel (H/M 9ct). Mackworth Praed Challenge Cup silver medal 1929. County Cup Competition (4) 1928,1929,1933 & 1934, silver & enamel. National League, Second Division Medals (2) 1928 bronze & enamel, 1929 silver & enamel. EF, some on cases, The B.S.A. Cup, British Counties and Australian States won by Surrey C.W. Seward in 1928 & 1929, both silver. Three others in bronze. English XX Club Champion County Medal, silver & enamel
Assorted medals (11) including Jubilee 1887, Lancaster, bronze. London Missionary Society Centenary 1896 bronze, obv. slightly damaged; State of Queensland 1901, bronze; Calendar Medal 1907-1927, white metal; Coles Book Arcade MelbourneAustralia 1918, bronze; Baptist Missionary Society 1922, bronze. Torbay Regatta 1937, silver. Together with four other medals. generally extremely fine.
Churchill 40th Anniversary 2005 Commemorative Gold Medal an impressive 65mm diameter in 22 ct. gold weighing 292.67 grammes by David Cornell Obverse Churchill Bust facing, with St. Pauls Cathedral in the background 40th ANNIVERSARY 1965-2005 THE END OF THE CHURCHILL ERA, Reverse a rejoicing crowd carrying flags of Great Britain, USA and Australia, nFDC with some light hairlines in the fields, number 8 of just 40 issued
Churchill 40th Anniversary 2005 Commemorative Gold Medal an impressive 65mm diameter in 22 ct. Gold weighing 292.67 grammes by David Cornell Obverse Churchill Bust facing, with St. Pauls Cathedral in the background 40th ANNIVERSARY 1965-2005 THE END OF THE CHURCHILL ERA, Reverse a rejoicing crowd carrying flags of Great Britain, USA and Australia, nFDC with some light hairlines in the fields, number 21 of just 40 issued
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