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Auction 176
Medals n -related (2) South Africa War National 1900 45mm diameter in White Metal by F., Eimer 1851a, BHM 3680, Obverse: A Soldier with head bandaged stands of rugged ground cocking his rifle, THE NATIONAL COMMEMORATIVE MEDAL 1899-1900 Reverse: THIS MEDAL COMMEMORATES THE MAGNIFICENTV RESPONSE OF BRITAIN'S SONS TO THE EMPIRE'S CALL TO ARMS! TRANSVAAL WAR 1899-1900, In the centre, to left a Union flag and palm branch tied to a staff decorated with a rose, thistle and a shamrock. THE QUEEN BLESS HER. On the bottom edge DAILY MAIL KIPLING POEM NVF/VF, South Africa War - Memorial 1900 52mm diameter in bronze by E.Fuchs Eimer 1850, Obverse: An angel with an olive-branch kneels over a fallen soldier clutching a flag; beyond, soldiers and tents on a field. TO THE MEMORYOF THOSE WHO GAVE THEIR LIVES FOR QUEEN AND COUNTRY, Below, a SOUTH AFRICAN CAMPAIGN 1899 1900. Reverse : a helmeted figure of Bellona standing on a rocky ledge sheathing her sword, below, columns of departing troops march along the coast towards waiting ships. In the background a radiant sun inscribed PAX over distant mountains EF boxed. SS Normandie 68mm diameter in bronze by Jean de Vernon Obverse: view of the ship NORMANDIE 79280 Tx.In Exergue Cie Gle TRANSATLANTIQUE Line LE HAVRE NEW YORK 1935 in four lines, Reverse: A female figure standing with sea and horse behind EF
£75

Auction 175
Medals Christian IX and Louise, Visit of the 1893, a 2-medal set, both 75mm diameter in bronze, by F., Eimer 1783, BHM 3454, Welch 26, Obverse: Busts, right conjoined and draped, Louise diademed, Christian IX uniformed, CHRISTIANUS IX ET LOUISE D:G: DANIAE V:G: REX ET REGINA, Reverse: Londinia seated left almost facing, beside a pedestal decorated with the Danish shield to right, and holding a streaming pennant inscribed WELCOME CHRISTIAN IX TO LONDON. Beyond: a facade of Guildhall In Exergue: 8th JULY 1893, A/UNC to UNC in the 2-medal Corporation of the City of London box with full description of the medals inside the lid, with lettering on the outer lid, the two-medal sets seldom seen
£650 London Coins : A175 : Lot 896 : Christian IX and Louise, Visit of the City of London 1893, a 2-medal set, both 75mm diameter in bron... London Coins : A175 : Lot 896 : Christian IX and Louise, Visit of the City of London 1893, a 2-medal set, both 75mm diameter in bron...

Auction 175
Medals n Exhibition medals (5) an interesting selection comprising (1) Crystal Palace 1854 41mm diameter in bronze by Messrs. J.Pinches, Eimer 1487b, BHM 2549, Obverse: A female figure, lamb and helmet at her feet, opens the doors of Industry and Science to the Exhibition, Reverse: A view of the exhibition building, CRYSTAL PALACE OPENED MDCCCLIV, EF, we note an example sold by Heritage in December 2019 NGC MS64 realised $1080 inclusive of buyers premium, (2)The of 1862, 54mm diameter in white metal by Ottley, , BHM 2735, Obverse: Bust left in style, H.M.G. MAJESTY QUEEN VICTORIA, Reverse: Fame with a wreath flying over a view of the exhibition building, THE INTERNATIONAL EXHIBITION OF 1862, In Exergue: OPENED 1st MAY 1862 DESIGNED BY CAPTAIN FOWKE R.E ERECTED BY MESSRS KELK AND LUCAS GEF and lustrous in the original card box of issue, (3) The International Exhibition 1872 30mm diameter in white metal by J.S. and A.B.Wyon Sr. Lustrous UNC in the round card box of issue, (4) The Victorian Era Exhibition Earls Court Medal 1897, 51mm diameter in white metal, by F., BHM 3624, A/UNC and lustrous, in the red Spink case of issue, (5) The International Exhibition 1862 36mm diameter in white metal, by Dowler, Birmingham, Obverse: A globe with 1862 on a ribbon, surrounded by a wreath TO COMMEMORATE THE OF THE ARTS AND INDUSTRY OF ALL NATIONS, Reverse: View of the Exhibition building, THE INTERNATIONAL EXHIBITION BUILDING (WEST FRONT VIEW) OPENED MAY 1st 1862, In Exergue: LENGTH 1200 FT, WIDTH 700 FT. HEIGHT 100 FT. NAVE 85 FT. WIDE, HEIGHT OF DOMES 250 FT. DIAM. AT BASE 160 FT. COST £300,000., EF and lustrous, holed, in the original shell
£85

Auction 175
Medals and related (5) 1887 39mm diameter in bronze by Heaton, Obverse: Head left, diademed, VICTORIA REG: JUBILEE YEAR, Reverse: QUEEN OF THE UNITED KINGDOM AND EMPRESS OF INDIA BORN MAY 24th 1819, ASCENDED THE THRONE JUNE 20th 1837 MARRIED FEB 10th 1840, BHM 3248 UNC, 1897 (2) the first BHM 3559/3560 39mm diameter in White Metal by J.A.Restall, Obverse: Diademed Veiled Head of the Queen VICTORIA QUEEN AND EMPRESS DIAMOND JUBILEE 1897 Reverse: Britannia seated right in front of an ornate , along pennant flies from the trident COMMEMORATION OF H.G.M. QUEEN VICTORIA's REIGN, UNC in the round box of issue, the second 38mm diameter in White Metal, by F., Obverse: Crowned, Veiled, Laureate and draped bust left VICTORIA QUEEN AND EMPRESS TO COMMEMORATE THE 60TH YEAR OF HER MAJESTY'S REIGN, Reverse: Four s, entwined with ribbons, on which are portraits of Queen Victoria, The , The Duke of and , BHM 3529 EF, of the Industry of All Nations 1851 38mm diameter in White metal by W.J., Obverse: Bust of Prince Albert left H.R.H PRINCE ALBERT. STRUCK IN THE BUILDING OF THE EXHIBITION, Reverse: Arms with supporters GRETA EXHIBITION OF THE INDUSTRY OF ALL NATIONS LONDON 1851, BHM 2459 VF, - Exposition Universelle de Londres 1862 50mm diameter in White Metal by A.Bovy Obverse: Bust of Queen Victoria laureate, left VICTORIA REINE D'ANGLETERRE, Reverse: A view of the Exhibition Hall , In Exergue: EXPOSITION UNIVERSELLE DE LONDRES 1862 GVF boxed, along with France - Louis Bonaparte 50mm diameter in bronze by Barre (1850), Obverse: Bust left LOUIS NAPOLEON BONAPARTE, Reverse: PRESIDENT DE LA REPUBLIQUE FRANCAISE ELU LE 10 DECEMBRE 1848 PAR 5576397 SUFFces, in 7 lines, all within a wreath,. EF, of 47mm diameter in bronze Obverse: Busts of George VI and both crowned and draped, Reverse: Britannia standing in an archway, holding a crown aloft, CROWNED A.D.1937 VF, Hanbury Memorial Prize, Alexandra, Princess of Wales 1864 50mm diameter in bronze by J.S and A.B. , Obverse: Bust left ALEXANDRA PRINCESS OF WALES, Reverse: HANBURY MEMORIAL PRIZE on a scroll HOME FOR LITTLE BOYS ESTABLISHED 1864 VF
£70

Auction 171
Medals Medals (15) Frencesco de Larderel 1858 Count of Montecerboli by G.Voigt, 51mm diameter in silver 74.4 grammes, EF. 1910 100th of the 1810 Agricultural Exposition - , 50mm diameter, 56.75 grammes VF with some edge nicks. n Exposition 1892 58mm diameter in White metal Obverse: Discovery of October 1492 and Landing of the Pilgrims December 1620, Reverse: Signing of the Declaration of Independence July 4th 1776 and World's Columbian Exposition 1892 . Edge: Boldenweck &Co. Pat'd Oct 7, 1890 in 2 lines EF. 1897 Lord Lieutenant of Ireland - To Exhibitors at Countess Cadogan's Irish Textile Exhibition, Dublin 1897 38mm diameter in silver by Spink & Son. Obverse as Eimer 1820 portrait facing left, crowned and veiled, by F. / Reverse: Crowned Crest with ribbon and legend in 7 lines below VF/EF the obverse with some scratches. 1935 The official issue 36mm diameter in silver Eimer 2029 VF. Bronze medal 1823 39mm diameter Obverse: 11 line legend, I. THOSE PRINCIPLES OF TRUTH AND MORALITYON WHICH POLITICAL LIBERTY AND SOCIAL ORDER DEPEND. II. A MILITIA OF ALL MEN CAPABLE OF ARMSBEARING. III. A WITTENAGEMOTEANNUALLY ELECTED BY THE PEOPLE FOR ENACTING LAWS. Reverse: 12 line legend IV.GRAND AND PETIT JURIESOF THE PEOPLE FAIRLY DRAWN FOR APPLYINGTHE LAWS. V.A MAGISTRACY ELECTED BY THE PEOPLE FOR DULY PERFORMING ALL EXECUTIVE DUTIES. ANTIENT POLITY MDCCCXXIII NVF. Exhibition 1924 Nobel Industries Ltd. 36mm diameter in bronze NEF. Queen 1901 medalet 13mm diameter NEF/GVF. 1901 The Weeping Angel of Amiens by Blasser 15mm diameter, with a loop mount attached NVF. 1902 19mm diameter Obverse: The busts of the King and Queen right, conjoined, with radiant crown above, Reverse: Arms with supporters ER above, Fine. Edward VII Coronation 1902 medalet by Lauer Obverse: The King and Queen, almost facing OUR GRACIOUS KING AND QUEEN with MADE IN GERMANY below, Reverse: Crowned at VF. Memorial medal rving In Memoriam - I GO TO MEET MY KING BECKET, , GVF. Medalet 28mm diameter Madame de Servigne 1626-1696 Reverse: Souvenir l'Expositionde Clermont Ferrard 1910 - Chocolate de Royat VF. Medalet - The Lord's Prayer, Obverse: George Vleft with FOREIGN below, Reverse: The Lords prayer in 14 Lines, Good Fine. Medalet - Death of undated, 14mm diameter in base metal NVF with loop mount. Tokens by Kirk (2) 1773 Lord Camden NVF/GF, 1773 D.Carrick Good Fine/Fine, - Penny Token undated Cannington - King Darius Chapter No.154 VF with some scratches. also Groat GB 1836 Enamelled in 5 colours, Fair workmanship Fine
£280

Auction 165
Medals The Union Fire Insurance Company of , merger with the Insurance Company of 1896, 38mm diameter, 26.45 grammes af 18 carat gold, Obverse: bust left, laureate, crowned and veiled, VICTORIA QUEEN AND EMPRESS, in the fields TO COMMEMORATE THE 60TH YEAR OF HER MAJESTY'S REIGN, Reverse: A shield with four clasped hands upon it flanked by the Union Jack and USA flags, the n eagle and arrows above, UNION OF LONDON 1714 AND VICTORIA OF NEW YORK 1836 by F., for Spink and Sons. A/UNC with light scratches on the edge where possibly once mounted, the surfaces showing no signs of mounting, Rare, we note a silver example was offered in the Professor Wayne Newman Palmer Collection in a USA auction. No recent auction transactions have been recorded for the gold medal. The present day descendent of these companies is Coml Union Assurance Company
£3,800 London Coins : A165 : Lot 1393 : USA The Union Fire Insurance Company of London, merger with the Victoria Insurance Company of New Yo... London Coins : A165 : Lot 1393 : USA The Union Fire Insurance Company of London, merger with the Victoria Insurance Company of New Yo...

Auction 165
Medals 1897 an 11-medal set by F. for Spink and Son, comprises Eimer 1820 - on globe, May God Preserve our Queen and her Heirs, Britons Rejoice, The Four s in English History, God Bless our Queen types, these 38mm diameter, British Commerce, and , The , Primates of All , and Prime Ministers of Her Majesty's reign these 51mm diameter, and The 75mm diameter all EF and nicely matched, in white metal in open octagonal case, an eye-catching set
£460

Auction 163
Medals 1897 an 11-medal set by F. for Spink and Son, comprises Eimer 1820 - on globe, May God Preserve our Queen and her Heirs, Britons Rejoice, The Four s in English History, God Bless our Queen types, these 38mm diameter, British Commerce, and , The , Primates of All , and Prime Ministers of Her Majesty's reign these 51mm diameter, and The 75mm diameter all EF and nicely matched, in white metal in open octagonal case, an eye-catching set
£200

Auction 163
Medals Medals (3) of King 1911 36mm diameter in silver by F. Eimer 1921c Obverse: Conjoined, crowned and draped busts left, GEORGE.V MARY, Reverse: The King and Queen enthroned, facing, acclaimed by Britannia, as Empire, standing left with a wreath, in foreground, a inscribed HOMAGE OF THE 1911 festooned by two cherubs, GOD SAVE THE KING UNC: Coronation of Edward VII 1902 32mm diameter in silver, Obverse: Conjoined busts right draped, KING EDWARD VII QUEEN ALEXANDRA, Reverse: TO COMMEMORATE THE CORONATION JUNE 1902 GOD SAVE THE KING Arms and supporters above, National Floral emblems below, UNC with an edge bruise: Coronation of 1937 44mm diameter in bronze Obverse bust right, crowned and draped, HIS.MAJESTY.KING.EDWARD.VIII Reverse: Britannia standing in an arch, facing, holding crown aloft and with Union flag CROWNED A.D.1937 legend with BRITISH below UNC toned, in the red box of issue
£48

Auction 161
Medals Linnean Society, the -Wallace Medal 1908 48mm diameter in bronze by F., Obverse Bust Left LINN:SOC:LOND: 1858-1908 DARWIN, Reverse Bust three-quarters facing LINN:SOC:LOND: 1858-1908 WALLACE AU , in Pinches box (lid detached). Note: Wallace, a trained surveyor and architect, devoted himself to natural history, and originated, independently of Charles Darwin, the theory of natural selection. This medal commemorates the publication of their joint paper by the Linnean Society. A special meeting was held during which Wallace was presented with an example in gold.
£170

Auction 161
Medals Kingsley Medal 60mm diameter in bronze by M.Vermeiren Obverse, head, right, CHARLES KINGSLEY BORN 1819 DIED 1875 after R.Belt, Reverse: Chester Arms CHESTER SOCIETY OF NATURAL SCIENCE, LITERATURE & ART. KINGSLEY MEMORIAL MEDAL, edge : PRESESENTED TO ROBERT RICHARD 1950, UNC boxed, Monague Rendall 1924 64mm diameter in bronze by F. Eimer 1996, Obverse: Bust left, in academic robes, AET.LXII in field, MONTAGVE JOHN RENDALL INFORMATOR MCMXI-XXIV Reverse: a panoramic view of College. MANNERS MAKYTH MAN Exergue: MCMXXIV DOMUM DAY Toned UNC boxed
£55

Auction 161
Medals Christian IX and Louise Visit to 1893 76mm diameter in bronze by F., issued by the Corporation of London Eimer 1783, Obverse: Busts right, conjoined and draped, she diademed, he uniformed, CHRISTIANUS IX ET LOUISE D:G: DANIAE V:G: REX, Reverse: Londinia seated almost facing, beside a pedestal decorated with the Danish shield, right, holds a streaming pennant inscribed, WELCOME CHRISTIAN IX TO LONDON, beyond, a facade of the Guildhall, NEF/GVF with some surface marks on the reverse, in a modern box
£50

Auction 160
Medals of 1902 76mm diameter in silver by Spink/F. Eimer 1869, Obverse: Busts right conjoined, crowned and draped, EDWARD VII ALEXANDRA Reverse: Helmeted figure of the Mother country holds a crown aloft; children of the left, and Britannia seated, right. Abbey in the distance. GOD SAVE THE KNIG Exergue: CROWNED JUNE 26TH 1902, UNC with matt finish, much scarcer than the issue
£280

Auction 158
Medals 1917 45mm diameter in silver by F. Eimer 1959b Obverse: Bust Three-quarters left, draped, head facing, DAVID LLOYD GEORGE MCMXVII Reverse Britannia as standing, facing, VICTORIA PER LABOREM A/UNC and lustrous with an attractive and colourful tone, in a maroon box
£120

Auction 158
Medals Linnean Society, the -Wallace Medal 1908 48mm diameter in bronze by F., Obverse Bust Left LINN:SOC:LOND: 1858-1908 DARWIN, Reverse Bust three-quarters facing LINN:SOC:LOND: 1858-1908 WALLACE GEF with a hairline scratch in the obverse field, in Pinches box. Note: Wallace, a trained surveyor and architect, devote himself to natural history, and originated, independently of Charles Darwin, the theory of natural selection. This medal commemorates the publication of their joint paper by the Linnean Society. A special meeting was held during which Wallace was presented with an example in gold.
£100

Auction 149
Medals 1917, by F., bronze, 65mm., obv. bust facing, rev. Britannia standing (Eimer 1959). GVF.
£40 London Coins : A149 : Lot 884 : David Lloyd George 1917, by F.Bowcher, bronze, 65mm., obv. bust facing, rev. Britannia standing (Eim... London Coins : A149 : Lot 884 : David Lloyd George 1917, by F.Bowcher, bronze, 65mm., obv. bust facing, rev. Britannia standing (Eim...

Auction 138
Medals Christian IX and Louise, Visit to the 1893, issued by the Corporation of the City of London, by , bronze, in case of issue.(Eimer 1783). EF.
£150

Auction 137
Medals 1897, Corporation of medal by F., bronze, 76mm. In case of issue (Eimer 1815). Cleaned otherwise EF.
£65

Auction 135
Medals 1897 Eimer 1816 Obverse Bust left crowned, laureate, draped and veiled, IN COMMEMORATIONEM ANNI REGNI LX in the field. VICTORIA. DEI GRA: BRITT: REGINA. FID: DEF: IND: IMP MDCCCXCVII Reverse Arms in the centre; below, THE A.D. 1897and a vignette containing 4 clasped hands, inscribed PEACE LOVE AND UNION. Aborder of 50 shields of British Colonies and Protectorates, each identified 76mm diameter in bronze by F. GEF
£100

Auction 133
Medals Franco- Exhibition, 1908, by F., bronze , 63mm. (2) aded to Bros. & Co Ltd. In Vaughton cases of issue (Eimer 1903). EF
£120

Auction 133
Medals Franco- Exhibition, 1908, by F., bronze , 63mm. aded to The Schultze Gun Powder Co. Ltd. (Eimer 1903). EF
£80

Auction 131
Medals King of Christian IX and e visit to the city of London 1893 75mm diameter in bronze Eimer 1783 Obverse Busts conjoined and draped, the Princess diademed, the King uniformed, CHRISTIANUS IX ET LOUISE D:G: DANIAE V: G: REX ET REGINA + Reverse Londinia seated left almost facing, beside a pedestal decorated with the Danish shield right, holding a streaming pendant with the inscription WELCOME CHRISTIAN IX TO LONDON beyond a facade of the Guild Hall Exergue: 8th July 1893 by F., issued by the Corporation of London, in the original black box, with inscription on the lid 'In Commemoration of the Visit of the H.M. THE KING OF DENMARK to the . THE RT.HON. SIR STUART KNILL, BART.. Lord Mayor 8th July 1893, SIR JOSEPH RENALS. KNT, SIR WALTER WILKIN, KNT Sherriffs. ALFRED BROOKMAN ESQ Chairman of the Committee, with description of the medal on the green lining
£140

Auction 127
Medals 1897 (8) medals by Spink, bronze, all 38mm. and having the same obverse by F., reverses cover Peace, , Cape Colony, , Town Hall, Longest Reign, Heirs to the Throne, Love Peace & Union. GEF
£65

Auction 110
Medals Medal Eimer 1816 by F. 76 mm in White Metal GEF, Sinking of the Lusitania 1915 Eimer 1941A 56 mm boxed, U.S.S Enterprise 68 mm M
£90

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