Tokens and medals a varied and interesting group (14) Edward VII Visit to London 1903 31mm diameter by Spink and Son NEF, Wirral and Birkenhead Agricultural Society 52mm diameter in silver awarded to Messrs Peter Patrick and Son for anti-sag gate hangings 1906 EF, France Watch fob of Schloss & co 1889 Universal Exposition 31mm diameter in silver, which reproduces in miniature the prize won by Schloss and Co. at the 1889 Exposition, NVF with fob mount at top, Argentina Constitution Jura 1854 32mm diameter in silver Fine, George IIIGolden Jubilee 1810 Eimer 1007var. 42mm diameter in bronze, Good Fine, Gaming Counters (3) George III, Anne and Maria Theresa obverses VG to Fine, USA Hard Times Token undated (c.1837) 'The Constitution as I understand it', 'Roman Firmness' mule reverse, Fine, Duchess of Gloucester Token 1774 in copper by J.Kirk Fine, some scratches, Copper token by Sparrow of Bishopsgate, 1823 Ironmongers, reverse hot air balloon, 'ASCENDED AT OXFORD JUNE 23 1823' Good Fine, Farthing token or medalet George IV 1821 21mm diameter in copper Fine, Halfpenny 19th Century Middlesex Political and Social Series 1794 DH1016 edge 'CURRENT EVERY WHERE', Fine, plus an unidentified ancient coin
VictoriaDiamond Jubilee 1897 the Official Royal Mint issue 56mm diameter in bronze UNC in contemporary box (not Royal Mint). Edward VIICoronation 1902 56mm diameter in bronze the official Royal Mint issue A./UNC in the Royal Mint box. George V Silver Jubilee 1935 The official Royal Mint issue 31mm diameter in silver UNC toned, in the red box of issue. George VI Coronation 1937 The official Royal Mint issue 31mm diameter in silver UNC toned in the red box of issue. Queen Victoria Golden Jubilee 1887 by W.O.Lewis, Birmingham Reverse: Britannia standing on a seashore, with trident, shield and anchor, behind to her right a plinth with Crown, sceptre and drapery, in the distance, a ship and lighthouse, 46mm diameter in bronze UNC boxed. Sandy Horticultural Medal 1931 Reverse Sandy Place in silver boxed UNC, as part of a mixed group (16) includes many prize medals, EF to UNC boxed, and a Crown 1889 VF in a silver brooch mount, this boxed, along with an album of USA (88) mostly modern Masonic tokens with some wooden nickels, in mixed grades
Medals (9) Internation Exhibition Prize Medal 1862 77mm diameter in bronze Eimer 1553 to A.N.Sherson GVF, Queen VictoriaDiamond Jubilee 1897 77mm diameter by the Corporation of LondonEimer 1816 EF, Queen Victoria Diamond Jubilee 1897 the Official Royal Mint issue 56mm diameter in bronze (2) EF and GEF both boxed, Coronation of Edward VII 1902 the official Royal Mint issue 56mm diameter EF boxed, The Whitworth Memorial Medal 1968 Obverses bust left, reverse Whitworth Scholarships Founded 1968 A/UNC boxed, King George VSilver Jubilee (3) 32mm diameter in silver the official Royal Mint issues EF to GEF boxed
Medals a mixed group :- Prize medal Chronology of the Reigns of Britain Henry VII to Victoria in white metal UNC boxed, Coronation of George VI and Queen Elizabeth 1937. The Confectioners, Bakers and Allied Trades Exhibition in bronze oval, UNC boxed. Birmingham Photographic Society 1913 Prize medal 80mm diameter in brass reverse inscribed Class A Wilfred Harrison, A/UNC boxed. Eton College Regular attendance medal undated 46mm in bronze UNC boxed. Coronation of Edward VII City of Coventry in white metal UNC boxed. Queen Victoria Diamond Jubilee 1897 39mm diameter in white metal, by Restall, Birmingham, UNC and lustrous. Sir Isaac Pitman - Pitman's Metropolitan Schools Verbatim Reporting Competition Prize medal 41mm diameter in bronze UNC boxed. Coronation of Edward VII and Queen Alexandra 1902 31mm in brass pierced for suspension. France uniface Pewter medallion 1789 Beginning of French Revolution (No.2) 77mm diameter by F.Andrieu EF
Admiral Vernon, Portobello 1739, Fair, Battle of Nile 1798, white metal, battle of Alma 1854 struck at Crystal Palace 1854, white metal with half of Pinches gilt tin case, Port Sunlight 1891, bronze, together with 17 other prize, religious and commemorative medals. Fair to EF. (21)
Medical Prize Medals (6), Queen's College Edinburgh silver medal, Westminster College of Chemistry & Pharmacy silver medal, The Leishman Memorial Medal to Lce. Cpl. H.E. Ottaway R.A.M.C., bronze, Richard Carmichael School of Anatomy, Medicine and Surgery bronze medal, Lord Brougham Inauguration of National Association for Promotion of Social Science 1857, Samuel Thomas von Sommering medical bronze medal. GVF.
Exhibitions (20), Exhibition of Art Treasures, Manchester 1857, w/m., International Exhibition 1862, Prize Medal (H.Hussey Vivian M.P. F.G.S. Juror Class 1), bronze, Fine Arts Exhibition 1873, gilded lead, Colonial and Indian Exhibition London 1886, bronze, together with 16 other exhibition medals. Generally VF or better (20).
Sacramental Trust Abolished 1828 by S Clint, bronze, 58mm., in case, St Mary's College prize medal 1937, silvered metal, 55mm., in case, Greek style bronze medal, portrait and trident, 58mm., together with Royalty and other medals. VF or better. (12).
Medals (10) LondonInternational Exhibition of all Fine Arts 1874 51mm in bronze UNC, Golden Jubilee of Queen Victoria 1887 Leyland Free Library and Museum EF, Art Union of London 1849 Inigo Jones Reverse Banqueting House Whitehall 1616 54mm in copper EF, Universal Exhibition of London 1862 50mm in bronze EF, Nelson and the Foudroyant 38mm in copper VF with some spots, Prize Medal Muirkirk Photographic Association 1904 39mm in copper, Prize Medals (2) both awarded to G.K.Murray the first 51mm diameter 1st High Jump Class II GEF boxed the second Athletic Sports 1931 G.K.Murray 3rd (equal) High Jump Open EF boxed, The Schneider Trophy 1981 51mm in bronze The Supermarine S6B UNC and lustrous, Destruction of the Armada 1588 Plymouth Commemorates the Battle of the Spanish Armada 1988 Lustrous UNC
VictoriaDiamond Jubilee 1897 56mm diameter in Bronze the Official Royal Mint issue UNC boxed, Coronation of Edward VII 1902 31mm diameter in silver the official Royal Mint issue UNC toned, Prince of Wales Investiture 1969 40mm diameter in silver (3) each consecutively numbered on the edge, France Henry Bouley, Veterinarian, President of the Science Academy 1884-1885 66mm diameter in bronze VF, prize medals 19th and 20th Century (9) mostly in bronze or white metal, in mixed grades
Canada Brewers and Allied Traders International Exhibition and Market (2) Cider in Cask and Bottled Cider prize medals 1913 44mm diameter weights 46.34 grammes and 46.30 grammes both choice UNC in Sulley and Rangers cases. Prize Medal Poultry Best Breed 1932-1933 40mm diameter in silver by P.Stall, Birmingham awarded to Miss N.B.Maddison GEF boxed
Music & Academic Prize medals (5): Handel Centenary Festival 1859 (Miss A Madot, performer), bronze (Eimer 1527), Royal Academy of Music medal to Ernest Fowles, Harmony 1884, in case. Royal Cornwall Polytechnic Society 1833, bronze to Anna Maria Fox (Eimer 1272), Cambridge University winning Company medal, bronze 1904, bronze. Hampshire Public Schools Sports award, silver oval plaque rev engraved "1912 hurdles senior won by S.C. Alexander". EF (5).
The Highland and Agricultural Society of Scotland silver prize medals (2), reverses engraved "Sanders Spencer Holywell Manor for best Pen of swine 1897" and "Sanders Spencer Holywell Manor for best Pen of swine, Kelso Show 1898" GVF. (2).
Science and Art Prize Medal 53mm copper Victoria YH obverse MDCCCLVI cased Unc as part of a group of Medals and Badges some overseas and plenty of earlier types with several cased, along with a collection in a tray of smaller para-numismatic issues and medals many being Queen Victoria (lot)
VictoriaDiamond Jubilee 1897 in silver 26mm diameter the official Royal Mint issue NEF with an edge nick, Edward VII 1902 Coronation the official Royal Mint issue in silver Toned UNC, George VSilver Jubilee 1935 the official Royal Mint issue in silver GEF, Prize Medals (2) Wallasey Amateur Photographic Society awarded to E.W.Clarke Slides 1924 38mm diameter in silver A/UNC with an edge bump, boxed, RAFIraq Rifle and Pistol Association 51mm diameter in silver UNC boxed, total silver weight over 4 ounces
Prize Medals in Silver (3) Hovis Bread (2) Worsley 1936 awarded to J.W.Murray, Manchester 1929 awarded to H.Tong, The Confectioners Bakers and Allied Trades Exhibition awarded to H.Corradine 1930 GF to NEF, Edward VIIICoronationmedallion in base metal EF, Double Florin the reverse with an engraved pattern of a sphinx on a plinth over a Lancashire Rose with the inscription EGYPT, EAST LANCASHIRE Fine, Halfpenny Token 1793 NorfolkNorwich barracks Good Fine
National Rifle Association Medals (39) Bisley Grand Aggregate Crosses in bronze (7), Centenary Medal 1960, silvered metal, Astor County Cup (3), silvered metal, Prize medals (14) silvered metal in two sizes. Bronze medals (12), Astor Championship Challenge Cup bronze medal in case, together with another NRA cased medal. EF
World Medals (6) including seated female, bronze, no inscription by Brenet. Belgium, Leopold II Agricultural Prize Medal 1876, silver gilt, France small Henri IV/ Louis XVIII bronze medal, Spanish Papal Medal of Ferdinand. Vatican Leo. XIII, 1887, gilt, Antonius Genovensis Medal by Catenacci, bronze, GVF
Assorted Medals (6) including The English Numismatic Medal by W.Webster, Covent Garden, wm. John Fry & Sons Bicentenary Medal 1928, bronze. University of Bristol Prize Medal, silver. York Cathedral, by J Wiener, bronze. Met. Soc. Of Florists Medal for Heartsease 1834, Kearsney Bowling Club Bronze Medal in case. Generally EF
Prize medals (4) Manchester Shoe and Leather Exhibition 1925 presented to A.J.Jackson 38mm diameter in silver, boxed UNC, Croydon Master Bakers Exhibition 1938 presented to H.W.Thornton 38mm diameter in silver, boxed UNC, Lancashire and Cheshire Grocers Exhibition 1902 38mm diameter in silver presented to J.B.Jowett EF with some scratches on the reverse, Institute of Clay workers Long Service Medal 1946 37mm in silver awarded to Reuben James GEF with suspension loop at top, boxed
Prize Medals (5) including Edinburgh University Physics 1909-10 to Douglas J Glen, bronze. Central Deeside Agricultural Assoc. silver medal. Highland and Agricultural Society of Scotland Seeds Medal, bronze. British Dairy Farmers Assoc. silver medal, Dairy Show 1911, with brooch fitting. Commemoration Day Tonbridge Castle School Attendence Medal, bronze. Extremely fine (5).
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