A silver Arctic medal 1818-1855, designed by Leonard Charles Wyon, octagonal form, reverse with a three masted ship "For Arctic Discoveries", 1818-1855 in exergue, obverse Queen Victoria to left, VICTORIA REGINA with beaded border, star suspension with loop and ivory colour ribbon, unnamed EF toned with some contact marks
Ushaw College, University of Durham, Cardinal William Alanus (1532-1594) prize medal 1858 by Carl Voigt, 67mm diameter in bronze gilt, obv. Bust of Cardinal Alanus facing slightly to the left, rev. a group around the Virgin and child enthroned. (Forrer VI, 310), EF in a red Wyon case
Battle of the Nile 1798 38mm diameter in bronze by T.Wyon Snr. Eimer 893 Obverse bust almost facing, uniformed, head three-quarters right, ADMIRAL LORD NELSON OF THE NILE BRITAINS GLORY AND DEFENCE, Reverse a naval engagement, ALMIGHTY GOD HAS BLESSED HIS MAJESTY'S ARMS Exergue FRENCH FLEET DEFEATED AUGUST 1.1798 A/UNC with traces of lustre
Medals a varied group (6) The Great Exhibition 1851 Exhibitors Medal Obverse Bust of Prince Albert, Reverse EXHIBITOR around a globe, 44mm diameter in bronze , by W.Wyon, surrounded by a wreath VF, Houses of Parliament opened 1847 43mm diameter in White Metal by J.Davis. Obverse conjoined heads of Queen Victoria and Prince Albert, Reverse a view of the houses of Parliament EF, South Eastern Railway/Golden Jubilee 1886/7 oval 31mm x 37mm in bronze by Pinches, presented to a shareholder, Obverse Crowned and Veiled bust of Victoria, Reverse Crest and supporters, Oval containing bust of E.W.Watkin Chairman, the name erased on the reverse otherwise NEF, New Zealand modern fantasy Crown UNC, GB Victoria Three Graces 1879 modern fantasy Silver Crown, UNC, Una and the Lion a modern fantasy in gold plated cupro-nickel by Windsor Mint UNC, along with 'To Hanover' gaming token 1837 EF
Set of three medals in a glass frame 55mm copper, Sir John Vanbrugh with Blenheim Palace reverse BLENHEIM in exergue Benj Wyon SC, Sir G. Gilbert Scott RA 1811 - 1878 reverse ART UNION OF LONDON over Edinburgh Cathedral EDINBURGH 1884 in exergue, Inigo Jones reverse with Banqueting House Whitehall 1616 all Unc
Death of Sir Ralph Abercromby, by T.Halliday, bronze, 40mm. (Eimer 930), Repeal of the Test and Corporation Act 1828, bronze, 43mm., (Eimer 1199), Marriage of Victoria to Prince Albert 1840, by B. Wyon, bronze, 46mm. (Eimer 1336),Victoria Golden Jubilee Medal 1887, by J.C., bronze gilt, 45mm., Italy "Vincentivs Monti Vates" medal by Putinati, bronze, 35mm., Prussia, Frederick the Great medal for Rossbach & Leuthen 1757, bronze, 48mm. Generally GVF. (6).
Exhibitions (4) International Exhibition 1862 by Wiener, struck at exhibition, silver plated, another for 1862 exhibition by Pinches, bronze. Fine Art Exhibition 1874 by Morgan, bronze, named on edge. Colonial and India Exhibition London 1886, by Wyon, bronze. GVF. (4)
International Medical Congress, London 1881 by Wyon, bronze, 77mm., edge impressed "Presented with the thanks of the executive committee to John Alexander Brand Esqre. Comptroller of the City of London" (Eimer 1683). GVF.
Coronation of William IV 1831 33mm diameter in silver by W.WyonEimer 1251 The official Royal Mint issue after F.Chantrey UNC attractively toned with prooflike field, minor cabinet friction to the high points barely detracts, come with old collectors ticket for 2/-
Death of Charles James Fox 1806, by T.Webb, bronze, Death of William Pitt 1806 by Webb, bronze, obverses of first two discoloured, Colonial and Indian Exhibition London 1886, by L.C.Wyon, bronze. GVF. Together with a Royal Tournament medal and an H.M.S. Royal Sovereign medal, both silver. (5).
Bombardment of Algiers 1816 50mm diameter in bronze by T.Wyon 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 Naval Engagement Exergue ALGIERS BOMBARDED ITS FLEET DESTROYED & CHRISTIAN SLAVERY EXTINGUISHED AUG 27 1816 EXMOUTH EF
Isaac NewtonGlasgow University medal undated 51mm diameter in silver by W.Wyon Obverse bust right ISAACUS NEWTONUS Reverse façade of the building EX ACADEMIAEGLASGUENSIS DECRETO GEF the obverse with some scratches, in presentation box
Colonial and Indian Exhibition London 1886 51mm diameter in bronze by L.C.WyonEimer 1725 Obverse: bust of Prince Edward left ALBERT EDWARD PRINCE OF WALES EXECUTIVE PRESIDENT Reverse COLONIAL AND INDIAN EXHIBITION LONDON 1886 in 5 lines within wreath A/UNC
Coronation of George V 1911 45mm diameter in silvered bronze, Obverse Large conjoined busts left GEORGIVS.REX.ET.MARIA.REG, stamped (BRONZE) below, Reverse the King being crowned Exergue CROWNED 1911 EF, Royal Horticultural Society Medal 1933 45mm diameter in silver, uninscribed NEF, Charles Hutton 1821 44mm diameter in bronze by B.WyonEimer 1157 Obverse Bust left draped, CAROLUS HUTTON. LL.D. R.S.S AET. LXXXV 1821, Reverse a rule from one end of which hangs a ball, from the other a globe, below a cannon suspended from a quadrant. FULMINA BELLI PONDUSQ. TERRAE AESTIMATA Toned UNC
Prince of Wales National Thanksgiving 1872 in copper 77mm Eimer 1618 by J.S and A.B.Wyon Obv.Londinia attended by Britannia invites the Queen and the Prince of Wales into St. Paul's Cathedral, Exergue, I WAS GLAD WHEN THEY SAID UNTO ME LET US GO INTO THE HOUSE OF THE LORD. Rev. Interior of St. Paul's Cathedral with the Ryal Procession and congregation, ornamental end-panels decorated with the Royal Arms and ribbon inscribed 'NATIONAL THANKSGIVING' left and a City Shield and ribbon inscribed 'ST.PAUL'S LONDON right two upright supports inscribed FOR THE RECOVERY OF/H.R.H THE PRINCE OF WALES GEF/UNC with minor friction, VictoriaGolden Jubilee 1887 77mm diameter in bronze Eimer 1733 the official Royal Mint issue Obv. Bust left crowned and veiled VICTORIA REGINA ET IMPERATRIX Rev. Enthroned figure of Empire facing, flanked by standing figures of Science, Letters and Art, left, opposite, those of Industry and Agriculture, right. At their feet, below Empire, are Mercury reclining and Time, above two cherubs displaying shields inscribed MDCCCLXXXVIII and MDCCCXXXVII and VRI in a wreath in between. IN. COMMEMORATION Exergue. Five linked shields inscribed ASIA, AMERICA, EUROPE, AUSTRALASIA and AFRICA, A/UNC
Whitworth Scholarship 1868 57mm diameter in bronze by A.WyonEimer 1599 Obverse bust left draped SIR JOSEPH WHITWORTH. BART. FRS. DCL. LLD. BN. DECR. XXI. MDCCCIII Reverse a precision ,machining tool A DIFFERENCE OF ONE MILLIONTH OF AN INCH IS MEASVRED BY VSING TRVE PLANES IN CONCERT Exergue. WHITWORTH SCHOLARSHIPS FOVNDED MDCCCLXVIII UNC in the original box
City of London School 1834 58mm diameter in silver by B.WyonEimer 1279 Obverse Façade of the building CITY OF LONDON SCHOOL Exergue FOUNDED BY THE CORPORATION 1834 I.B.BUNNING ARCH Reverse Knowledge seated right instructs a youth who leans upon a tablet inscribed IOHN CARPENTER 1447 and decorated with the City Arms FOR THE RELIGIOUS & VIRTUOUS EDUCATION OF BOYS & THEIR INSTRUCTION IN LITERATURE & USEFUL KNOWLEDGE UNC in the black box of issue
Gardening (3) R.H.S. Southport Flower Show silver gilt medal 1951, Bridport Horticultural & Cottage Garden Improvement Society prize medal 1859, Royal Horticultural Society of Cornwall 1832,by Wyon, in case. VF or better. (3).
Royal Society of Arts, Albert Medal 1863 by W.Wyon, bronze, 56mm, rim engraved "Albert Edward White Intermediate Examinations 1940". In case. Together with a modern bronze medal and TibetDalai Lama Crown of Liberty medal. EF. (3).
Marriage of Princess Victoria to Frederick William of Prussia 1858 63mm diameter in silver Eimer 1517 Obverse Busts conjoined left with Victoria laureate VICTORIA PRINCESS ROYAL OF ENGLAND * FREDERICK WILLIAM PRINCE OF PRUSSIA Reverse JANUARY XXV MDCCCLVIII within a wreath by L.C.Wyon GEF lightly toned with some hairlines in the fields
Medals (4) Coronation of William IV 1831 33mm diameter in silver by W.WyonEimer 1251 The official Royal Mint issue after F.Chantrey NEF, Coronation of George II 1727 34mm diameter in silver by J.Croker Eimer 510 Obverse Bust left laureate GEORGIVS. II. D.G. MAG. BR. FR. ET. HIB. REX. Reverse the King enthroned right, is crowned by Britannia. VOLENTES. PER. POPULOS Exergue CORON.XI. OCTOB. MDCCXXVII NEF with some scratches in the obverse field, George IV Coronation 1821 35mm diameter in silver Eimer 1146 The Official Royal Mint issue 35mm diameter in silver by B.Pistrucci Obverse bust left laureate GEORGIUS IIII D.G. BRITANNIARUM REX F.D. Reverse George IV enthronedleft crowned by Victory behind, before him stand Britannia, Hibernia and Scotia PROPRIO JAM JURE PATERNO Exergue INAUGURATUS DIE. JULII. XIX ANNO MDCCCXXI NEF, Act of Union 1707 26mm diameter in Silver on a thin flan by J.Croker Eimer 424b ObverseBust left crowned and draped ANNA D:G: MAG: BRI: FR: ET. HIB: REG: Reverse British shield within the Garter, crowned upon a pedestal inscribed with the double cypher of AR supported by a lion and unicorn MAII I . MDCCVII NVF
Sir Christopher Wren, Art Union of London 1846 Eimer 1411 Obverse bust right WREN behind, Reverse Façade of St.Paul's Cathedral CHRISTOPHER WREN ARCHITECT - MDCCX Exergue SI MONUMENTUM REQUIRIS CIRCUMSPICE Edge ART UNION OF LONDON 1846 58mm diameter in bronze by B.Wyon in the original card case
Marriage of Princess Beatrice to Prince Henry of Battenberg 1885 64mm diameter in copper by A.WyonEimer 1718 Obverse Busts Left conjoined .PRINCESS BEATRICE OF ENGLAND. Reverse Armorial Shields of the couple with ribbon below, inscribed .23. JULY . 1885 . All within an ornamental quatrefoil EF
Richard Lambert Jones 1849 Eimer 1438 64mm in bronze by W.Wyon Obv Bust right R>LAMBERT JONES A.D.MDCCCXLIX Reverse PRESENTED BY HIS GRATEFUL FELLOW CITIZENS TO COMMEMORATE EXERTIONS BY WHICH THE CITY OF LONDON WAS IMPROVED ART ENCOURAGED HEALTH AND CONVENIENCE PROMOTED in seven lines within a wreath Toned UNC and most attractive
Recovery of the Prince of Wales 1872 in copper 51mm by J.S and A.B Wyon Obv. Bust facing left, ALBERT EDWARD PRINCE OF WALES, Rev. Prince of Wales Feathers, ICH DIEN below UNC or near so with a few minor contact marks
Opening of London Bridge 1831 in copper 51mm by B.WyonEimer 1245 Obv. Bust right WILLIAM THE FOURTH, Rev. five-arched bridge spanning river . LONDON BRIDGE Ex. COMMENCED 15 JUNE 1825 OPENED 1 AUGUST 1831 UNC in fitted case
Sir Christopher Wren 1846 in copper 58mm by B.WyonEimer 1411 BHM 2232, Obv.Bust right draped, WREN behind, Rev. Façade of St.Paul's Cathedral CHRISTOPHER WREN ARCHITECT - MDCCX Ex.SI MONUMENTUM REQUIRIS CIRCUMSPICE Edge. ART-UNION OF LONDON UNC in fitted case
Prince of Wales National Thanksgiving 1872 in copper 77mm Eimer 1618 by J.S and A.B.Wyon Obv.Londinia attended by Britannia invites the Queen and the Prince of Wales into St.Paul's Cathedral, Exergue, I WAS GLAD WHEN THEY SAID UNTO ME LET US GO INTO THE HOUSE OF THE LORD. Rev. Interior of St.Paul's Cathedral with the Ryal Procession and congregation, ornamental end-panels decorated with the Royal Arms and ribbon inscribed 'NATIONAL THANKSGIVING' left and a City Shield and ribbon inscribed 'ST.PAUL'S LONDON right two upright supports inscribed FOR THE RECOVERY OF/H.R.H THE PRINCE OF WALES UNC with minor friction
Sir John Vanbrugh 1855 (undated) in copper 55mm by B.WyonEimer 1500, BHM 2572 Obv. Bust almost facing, draped, SIR JOHN VANBRUGH Rev. Façade of Vanbrugh's Blenheim Palace Ex.BLENHEIM edge ART-UNION OF LONDON 1855 UNC
19th Century Larger (over 50mm) White Metal issues (4) 1831 Coronation by T.W.Ingram, 1806 Death of William Pitt by Halliday, 1824 Sir Walter Scott by W.Wyon, 1806 Death of Charles Fox by Webb EF or better
Jubilee Medal (Mayors and Provosts) 1897 Height 48mm, width 40mm struck in silver Medal Yearbook No.296, a diamond-shaped medal with ring suspension reminiscent of the Klippe coinage of central Europe. Both sides have circular centres with trefoil ornaments occupying the angles. Obverse the W.Wyon portrait of the Young Queen Victoria, Reverse the T.Brock portrait of Queen Victoria. The Gold version of this medal was presented to Lord Mayors and Lord Provosts, the Silver examples were granted to Mayors and Provosts, Good EF in the original dated red box, accompanied by a newspaper cutting detailing the award of the medal
City and Guilds of London Institute, Technical Education bronze medal c.1890 by L.C.Wyon for Technical Examination. Rim engraved "Charles Roland Honiball Mechanical Engineering, 2nd Prize 1894". In John Pinches case of issue (Eimer 1764). EF.
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