George III, Protector of the Arts 1760, 39mm diameter in silver, by J.Pingo, Eimer 685, Obverse : Head of George III left GEORGE III, Reverse : George III in Roman dress , receives 'Mother of the Arts' who implores protection of her children Sculpture, Poetry and Architecture, ARTS PROTECTED, Exergue : MDCCLX SOC P.A.C. UNC or near so with golden and blue tone and light cabinet friction
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
Italy Christian Archaeological Institute 1926 44mm diameter in silver by Mistruzzi Obverse: Bust of Pope Pius XI right, Reverse the archaeology of the Roman Catacombs UNC and lustrous, Ex-Gorny & Mosch A151-153 Lot 4426
Battle of Copenhagen 1801 38mm diameter in silver by Loos Sommer A 81, Bergsoe 32 ,Obverse: Seated Justice, holding scales and handing sword over to a warrior in classical roman armour. Legend: GUD OG DEN RETFAERDIGE SAG Reverse: Warrior with Danish shield, fighting Hydra (personification of the British fleet) in sea. EF with some hairlines, we note similar pieces have ben recently traded at over US$300
Official Royal Mint cased issues (4), VictoriaDiamond Jubilee 1897 the official Royal Mint issue with the Young Head and Veiled Head portraits the larger 56mm silver issue EF (one minor edge bump) in the box of issue, another 56mm this in copper and Unc or near so also in the official box, Edward VIICoronation 1902 crowned right facing bust Queen Alexandra reverse 9th AUG 1902 the official Royal Mint issue in their box 56mm copper EF bright tone, George V Jubilee 56mm silver issue 1935 busts of George V and MaryRoman Numeral dates surround, Windsor Castle reverse Eimer 2029 Unc in the Royal Mint red box
Group of four First World War to 1541 Sergeant Walter Skilbeck of YorkEast Riding Yeomanry, includes Service and War medals, Territorial Force Efficiency medal VF-EF, newspaper cuttings, history and photographs of the subject, plus soldier's pay book, along with a group of four Second World War to John Skilbeck, 8th (King's Royal Irish) Hussars later the Armoured Reconnaissance of the 7th Armoured Division. comprises France and Germany Stars, War and Service medals NEF, comes with history of the subject plus photographs, in glass frames so unsuitable for posting
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