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London Coins Auction 164
Grange Hotel Bracknell, Charles Square, Bracknell, Berkshire, RG12 1ED
London Coins Auction 165
Grange Hotel Bracknell, Charles Square, Bracknell, Berkshire, RG12 1ED

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Imperial : Medals

Date Sold Category Lot Description Sale Price

Auction 163
Medals Medallic Show Thaler - 1683 of 45mm diameter in silver, commemorating the of Vienna from Turkish , the defeat of the Turks and the relief of Vienna by Jahann III Sobieki of . Obverse: An double eagle brandishing a sword and sceptre atop a globe showing a map of Vienna. The sun rises above while crescent moon sinks below. Rev: The reverse has an 18 line legend describing how the Polish King II Sobieski, with 20,000 troops, relieved the Turkish siege of Vienna in 1683 and drove them back to the Raab, and thereby freed . By leading the decisive Polish cavalry charge himself, Sobieski was acclaimed the hero of Christendom. UNC or near so and attractively toned, Cataloguers note: On researching this piece other examples were noted showing minor varieties in parts of the design, including the number of points around the sun and the date being shown as 1683 rather than MDCLXXXIII as shown here. We were able to find only three other examples all showing these minor differences, one being sold for $1600 hammer price in an internet auction.
£320

Auction 163
Medals Medals (9) George V Coinage Profile (3), George V Crowned Bust (2), Crowned Bust INDIAE:IMP legend (1), DEI:GRATIA legend (3) NEF to About UNC (7 boxed), : Justice, Truth, Philanthropy (2) Hartley Lodge 5010 presented to Bro.S.Stacey 24/5/1924, Hand in Hand Lodge No.76 presented to Tom son 25/4/1934 VF to EF, College of Music presented to Edith Woodhatch for Singing - Senior Section December 1925 UNC boxed
£140

Auction 163
Medals Captain Oliver Gordon MVO RN trio (as Lieutenant, Star to Sub-Lieutenant) and Member of the Order, (4) War Medal, Star, Star and 1939-45 star, in box of issue with original ribbons, also epaulettes, Captain Oliver Gordon was Captain of HMS , a heavy cruiser, during World War II during which she was sunk in the of the Sea March 1 1942. The lot includes the Book `Fight It Out` written by Captain Gordon in 1957 describing the epic encounter against overwhelming odds during the battle in 1942. He was taken along with the survivors by the ese after the ship was sunk in the battle. The lot also includes many Christmas Greetings received by Captain Gordon during his time as a POW. Between the two World Wars he served on the Yacht Victoria and Albert and the lot includes photographs of Captain Gordon, some with King George V and Queen Alexandra, also letters from Buckingham Palace one signed by King , a restricted letter from of , a letter from the War Museum, photographs of crew and ships, along with a copy of a newspaper cutting reporting Captain Gordon`s . Also included is the paperwork details and letters relating to the Companion of the Order of the , though this has been retained by Captain Gordon`s family
£100

Auction 163
Medals , Transvaal Souvenir 1899-1900 in White Metal 'United in the Cause of Freedom' 38mm diameter in white metal, Hern 86, BHM 3673,Obverse:- Two shields inclined tod each other and overlapping. The left shield is quartered with: Star of , Kangaroo – , Scale balance – and Beaver – . The right shield has the coat of arms. To the left is a garland with a rose (), shamrocks () and thistles (). To the right is a laurel branch. Above is the Crown. Two clasped hands across the divide between the shields at the bottom. On a ribbon below: “WE . SERVE . UNDER . ONE . CROWN”. Above the ribbon, and below the hands, stamped: “REGISTERED”. Legend in ornate lettering above: “UNITED IN THE CAUSE OF FREEDOM” and below between stops: “WE DEFEND OUR EMPIRE”. Reverse:- To the left, a sailor with rifle at attention; to the right, a soldier with rifle at the ready. They stand guard over the British Union flag, between them on a flagpole surmounted by a crown. Behind, two artillery pieces facing outwards and in the background, a ship behind the sailor and a tent behind the soldier. Legend in ornate lettering: “SOUVENIR (left) MEDAL 1899 / & 1900 (right)”. In the exergue in ornate letters: “THE QUEEN / GOD BLESS HER (in an arc)”. Signed on the left close to the rim: “FENWICK. F”. On the right near the rim, stamped: “REGISTERED”. UNC boxed
£24

Auction 162
Medals Medal , first awarded in 1903, awarded to Bellenger VF with some dirt on the reverse of the ribbon, National Fire Brigade Long Service Medal, hallmarked in silver awarded to 2711 Walter Spragg along with Five Years and Twenty Years clasps NEF
£30

Auction 159
Medals of 56mm diameter in bronze, the original issue, UNC boxed, in the envelope of issue, Coronation of George V 1911 51mm diameter in bronze, the Official Royal Mint issue boxed UNC toned, Coronation of George V 1911 Mint 52mm diameter in bronze, Obverse busts conjoined reverse with Port broadside view of the ship of state, two female figures trumpeting from the stern.  crown on cushion at midship, 1911 below, sun rising on the horizon. UNC boxed, George V 1935 The official Royal Mint issue in silver 32mm diameter (2) EF to UNC both boxed, Coronation 1937 (2) the official Royal Mint issues (2) 32mm diameter in bronze UNC toned, boxed, plus an additional empty box
£180

Auction 156
Medals (1952) of the Enthronement of the Great Emperor Meiji 1852-1912 60mm diameter in silver, Obverse Three-quarters facing portrait, chrysanthemum behind, Reverse Bridge and Palace UNC
£120

Auction 155
Medals Medals (2) - of Albert, Duke of and Luneberg, to Antonia Aa 1712 in silver, GVF, with mount removed from the top, 1765 Arrival of the Family in Innsbruck to celebrate the of Archduke Leopold, signed A.Wideman, cast, Obverse Four busts conjoined of Francis I, Maria Theresa, Joseph II and Maria Josepa, Reverse a triumphal arch built in front of the city and decorated with s with the Emperor and Empress' portraits surmounted by the Imperial Eagle between the statues of Religion and Justice NEF
£70

Auction 149
Medals Medal, issue, star shaped, in Elkington case of issue. GVF.
£48

Auction 147
Medals 1914-15 Star (naming erased), Medals (x2, T4-110201 Dvr C. Hayes ASC & 9537 Pte. H.J.Huggins R.Suss. R.), Special Constabulary Medals, GVI issues (x2, G. Green & Robert T. Driscoll), Medals, EIIR issues (x2 incent Dowling & Alec Allan Donaldson), these in cases of issue. Rifle Club medal. GVF. (8)
£55

Auction 147
Medals Agricultural Medals (5), County Show 1980, bronze; Chemical Industries Ltd., bronze; Counties 1935 & 1937, bronze; Royal Show - Kings Visit 1909, white metal. VF or better.
£12

Auction 146
Medals Bombardment of Algiers 1816 50mm diameter in bronze by T. Jnr./T.Wyon Snr. Obverse bust of Prince Regent, left TO TAME THE PROUD THE FETTER'D SLAVE TO FREE THESE ARE IMPERIAL ARTS AND WORTHY THEE, Below GEORGE PRINCE REGENT Reverse a Engagement Exergue ALGIERS BOMBARDED ITS FLEET DESTROYED & CHRISTIAN SLAVERY EXTINGUISHED AUG 27 1816 EXMOUTH EF
£200

Auction 145
Medals British and World Medals including Medals (2), German , Medal and 14 others. Generally GVF.
£130

Auction 144
Medals of 1902 52mm diameter in bronze by G.Frampton Eimer 1872 Obverse Busts left conjoined and draped, EDWRDVS.VV.REX.ET.IMP.ET ALEXANDRA REG. Reverse Crown upon radiate circle, lion above, flanked by two trees decorated by the Scottish lion, left and the Irish harp, right Exergue: TO COMMEMORATE THE CORONATION OF KING. EDWARD. VI AND QVEEN. ALEXANDRA 1902A/UNC in the red box of issue, Exhibition 1924, by B. Mackennal / P. Metcalfe, 51mm., bronze, reverse Wembley Stadium with stylized lion (Eimer 1987) UNC in the red box of issue
£60

Auction 143
Medals n Gold Baptismal Medal 53mm diameter in 22 carat gold, , Obverse Baptismal scene in river with dove above, Reverse Saint in clouds holding flag with legend: BOCKPECEHIE XPICTOBO. around, EF loop mounted at the top
£1,600 London Coins : A143 : Lot 773 : Russian Imperial Gold Baptismal Medal 53mm diameter in 22 carat gold, undated, Obverse Baptismal sce... London Coins : A143 : Lot 773 : Russian Imperial Gold Baptismal Medal 53mm diameter in 22 carat gold, undated, Obverse Baptismal sce...

Auction 143
Medals Medals (6) General Medal E.II.R. bar (4085802 L.A.C. J.Hartell .), General Service Medal E.II.R. bar (4184812 A.C.1 M.C.Wright R.A.F.), Observer Corps medal ((OBS. S.C. Bloomfield), Efficiency Medal with T & A.V.R. suspension (23964841 LCPL W.A. Hitchmough R.E.), Special Constabulary Medal E.II.R. issue (Albert V. Glenister), Service Medal E.II.R. (Alexander McFarlane). Generally VF.
£260

Auction 142
Medals Medal issue, unnamed, in case of issue. EF, Imperial Service Medal EIIR to Henry Withy Gardner, in case of issue. EF. & Medals (32820 Pte H. Gardner, K.R. Rif. C.) In card box of issue. One Year Attendance Medal, silver, in card box to Winnie Gladwell EF.
£100

Auction 140
Medals 1914 group of four to 7666 Pte. H. Martin, 2/ & Lancs Regt, with Mons clasp, & Medals, Medal GVI issue to Henry Charles Martin with certificate of award dated 1948 upon retirement from the Post Office.
£170

Auction 139
Medals Order of The , MBE, 1st type, civil division, in case for a ladies , Medal GVIR issue to Harry Symons. GVF. (2).
£120

Auction 133
Medals Franco- Exhibition, 1908, by C.H.Pillet, bronze, 55 x 70mm. , London 1909, silver by Vaughton. GVF.
£75

Auction 131
Medals A DCM & MM group to Sjt. H. Temple . Medal G.V.R. (13666 2 Cpl. 1/ Sig. Co. R.E.), Medal G.V.R (13666 2 Cpl. 1/ D.S.Co. R.E.), 1914 (13666 Sapr R.E.), & Medals with M.I.D. oakleaf 13666 A.Sjt. R.E. Medal, Medal GVIR ( Temple DCM MM). Mounted as worn, First two slightly polished otherwise GVF. The Imperial Service Medal was awarded to Mr Harold Temple DCM MM in recognition of nearly half a century of outstanding service to the Crown. Enlisted in R.E. in 1904, and served in , until early 1914, when he joined the Post Office Telegraph Service at New Cross. He went to and when the war started won the DCM & MM, and was Mentioned in Despatches for Conspicuous during operations - for repairing telephone lines under heavy gunfire, for carrying a wounded colleague to a dressing room under heavy fire and returning to duty. He was wounded twice and after six months at hospital was sent to Signal School at Farnham where he stayed till he was demobilised in 1919. He returned to the Post Office and was promoted to Inspector in 1941. He served as a Captain in the Home Guard in the .
£1,500 London Coins : A131 : Lot 396 : A Great War DCM & MM group to Sjt. H. Temple Royal Engineers. Distinguished Conduct Medal G.V.R....

Auction 130
Medals Medal GVIR aded to a female Lotty Kate Aylett. EF
£10

Auction 127
Medals & Medal Pairs (2) (145257Gnr.J.Hill R.A., 706422 Gnr.J.H.Heaton R.A.), Medal E.II.R. (George William Raymond Barnes) EF in case of issue
£42

Auction 127
Medals Medal G.VI.R to Henry James Sumner, in case of issue. 1939-45 and & Stars, & Medals & . Sports Medal. EF
£34

Auction 123
Medals Long & Good Conduct, issue (4718 Sgt.C.Hall 2nd Middx.V.R.C.). Together with an Service Medal GV issue to Herbert Jasper EF
£55

Auction 123
Medals 1939-45 Medals (5) 1939-45 & & Stars, & Medals. In card box of issue with forwarding slip addressed to F.Weatherhead. Medal E.II.R. issue to Frederick Arthur Weatherhead, in case of issue. EF
£48

Auction 122
Medals Medal to William George Cooper Lustrous GEF to the original case of issue
£18

Auction 121
Medals Medals to Private A. Mullender, R.W. R., 1914-15 Star (S.E.-1432 Pte A.Flack, A.V.C.) presumably a replacement, & Medals (203793 Pte. A. Mullender R.W.Kent R.), Medal, these four mounted as worn. Special Constabulary Medal G.V.R. ( Charles Mullender). Medal, G.VI.R.(Henry Fitzhugh) in case of issue. Medals - 1939-45 & and Stars, and War Medal. Together with three medals. Good very fine. (5).
£75

Auction 121
Medals Special Constabulary Medals (3), G.V.R. (Ernest H. Ruscoe, Piggot), G.VI.R. (George Ashdown). Medal, E.II.R. (ard Edgar Leslie), in case of issue. Extremely fine
£30

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