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London Coins Auction 173
Grange Hotel Bracknell, Charles Square, Bracknell, Berkshire, RG12 1ED
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Grange Hotel Bracknell, Charles Square, Bracknell, Berkshire, RG12 1ED
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Auction 172
Medals 1851 51mm diameter in white metal by Allen and Moore Eimer 1462 NEF and lustrous. International Exhibition 1862 36mm diameter in white metal by G.Dowler NEF and lustrous. Winston a 5-piece Mint medallic set comprising Churchill - Great Leaders, Great Words Silver One Ounce, with 70mm diameter gold-plated copper medals (4) in a presentation folder. Banco Vizcaya - 1993 75th UNC boxed. Winners 2003 38mm diameter in nickel-brass by the UNC boxed with certificate. The Yeoman Warders of the Tower of London 51mm diameter in Royal Mint box. Queen 1977 45mm diameter UNC in a Royal Mint box. II 80th birthday 2006 Lenticular Medal 45mm diameter in Nickel-Brass with 3D portrait of the Queen by the Royal Mint UNC in the box of issue with certificate. Eiffel Tower Ascension to the First stage 1889 45mm diameter in copper GVF. 193732mm diameter in bronze GVF. Queen Elizabeth II 1953 Coronation in brass, UNC boxed. Paul VI Mission to the October 4 1965 63mm diameter in bronze by Medallic Art Co. New York UNC boxed. 50th State - The Aloha State 63mm diameter in bronze by the Medallic Art Co. New York. UNC boxed. Prize Medal 1905 - Awarded to Herbert G.Hogben for Proficiency in Science by the Board of Education 38mm diameter in bronze EF in a 'Board of Education - South Kensington' box. Millionaires Fantasy Double Leopard a modern fantasy in base metal UNC. Fantasy Crown 2012 Queen Elizabeth II with George and the Dragon Reverse, UNC. Queen Elizabeth II 2002 in base metal UNC on the card of issue. King George V Silver Jubilee 1935 32mm diameter Obverse with conjoined busts, Reverse a coat of arms, GEF. King George V Silver Jubilee 1935 a regional issue - Byworth 38mm diameter in base metal. King George VI Coronation Medal 1937 38mm diameter in white metal EF. Queen Elizabeth II The 2015 UNC in 'Daily Mail' blister pack. Medals Crown-sized in base metal (6) Bicentennial - Fleet Arrived 1788, William Wilberforce 150th Anniversary of the Abolition of ry UNC, 20th Anniversary of Independence 1984 UNC, Pope Paul II Visit to Britain 1982 UNC, of and Miss Sarah Ferguson 1986 UNC, Queen Elizabeth II Silver Jubilee 1977 UNC, these all in slide cases. Replica Miniature Medals modern issues (2) Cross and star, as issued. Silver plated Stamp book holder with Coronation 1937 on the front with conjoined busts of George VI and the , GVF. Cigarette Tin 1953 'Four Square Cigarettes', ' Sutcliffe MP Royston Division Conservative Association, Ingots (2) The Year of the Three Kings Gold Crown Set 206 of 499 ingot, and ingot inscribed ' Deutsche Reichbank 999/1000 gold' a fantasy issue weighing 28.8 grammes UNC
£200

Auction 167
Medals Order of the Dogwood - Province of , aded to The Rt.Hon. Sir Robert Bellinger, Lord Mayor of London 1966. 55mm diameter, 101.37 grammes of 10 carat gold, along with 18mm 10 Carat gold miniature. Obverse: The image of the Dogwood flower, Reverse: Provincial Coat of Arms. UNC, inscribed to the recipient in a presentation box, and accompanied by a 10 carat gold miniature similar in design. The predecessor to the Order of the Dogwood, called the Dogwood was created by the provincial government in 1958 to mark the Centennial of the establishment of the Colony of British Columbia. In turn, the Order of the Dogwood was created by Order in Council during a provincial cabinet meeting held at Fort Langley on November 19th 1966 to mark the centennial of the union of the Colony of British Columbia with the Colony of Island. At the conclusion of the meeting Lieutenant Governor George Pearkes (who was a future recipient of the honour) gave consent to the creation of the honour, then presented at the Douglas Day dinner that followed. The honour was then presented to the first 5 recipients:- The , Viscount Amory (Governor of the Hudson Bay Company), Sir Robert Bellinger, Clarence Wallace, and Frank Mackenzie Ross. Mackenzie and Ross were present for the ceremony. The Order of the Dogwood was the highest provincial honour until 1989, when it was replaced by the Order of British Columbia. Other recipients of the award include Queen , , The Princess (Princess ), and Princess Alexandra. The last recipient was Terry Fox (Canadian Athlete, humanitarian and cancer research activist) in 1980. Only 13 people have been awarded the Order of the Dogwood, and as the award was replaced in 1989 by the Order of British Columbia, there will be no future recipients. Sir Robert was a controversial London Mayor in 1966-1967 and was a stalwart of the Nation Savings movement. His time as Mayor from 1966-1967 coincided with the Wilson Government which was eager to blame the City for the nation's economic woes. Rather than confine himself to ceremonial duties, Bellinger responded firmly on the City's behalf emphasising it's contributions through invisible earnings. He protested again when the Labour Government in October 1974 decided to abolish the 10 Pence savings stamp. Although the stamps paid no interest and was costly to administer it attracted £120 million a year from schoolchildren, housewives and factory workers. Bellinger hailed it as 'the grass roots of savings activity in this country'. He was appointed one of Her Majesty's lieutenants for the City in 1976, was also a trustee for St. Paul's cathedral and Chairman of the 's Freemans school. Bellinger had previously been knighted in 1964 and appointed GBE in 1967 He was Gentleman Usher of the Purple Rod (a role akin to treasurer) of the Order of the , and also held decorations from , , and . In his later years, Sir Robert became a director of Arsenal Football Club and was elected life president of the club in 1997. He died in July 2002. A rare opportunity to purchase an award only offered to 13 individuals including many Royal recipients. See also the impressive group of medals also awarded to Sir Robert Bellinger
£2,800 London Coins : A167 : Lot 1770 : Order of the Dogwood - Province of British Columbia, Canada awarded to The Rt.Hon. Sir Robert Bellin... London Coins : A167 : Lot 1770 : Order of the Dogwood - Province of British Columbia, Canada awarded to The Rt.Hon. Sir Robert Bellin...

Auction 163
Medals Counters, or Gambling Counters in silver 1630-1635 (17) each depicting a full length portrait of the monarch or ruler on the obverse, and a coat of arms on the reverse with obverse legends giving details of the reign, subjects depicted, some stating the dates of their s, are:- (1066), (1066), (1100), (1154), (1189), Richard I (1199), Edward I (1307), (1327), (1412), (1483), (1485), (2) (1601), Frederick (1628), a issue, a piece (1630) and a later issue or reissue of similar style of , the reverse stating 'Buried at ', in mixed grades average VF
£600

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 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 119
Medals Group of Six to Chief Inspector H.F.Farrow, , including 1939-45 and & Stars, & Medals, 1953 Medal, Police Long , G.VI. R. (Ch.Inspr. F.Farrow). Mounted as worn, good very fine. Harold Farrow s
£75

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