Sovereign Rarities Ltd
Auction 5  15 Mar 2022
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Lot 219

Starting price: 160 GBP
Price realized: 380 GBP
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India, Calcutta School of Tropical Medicine, specimen Minto Medal, a light-bronze rectangular specimen or artist's proof medal by Allan Gairdner Wyon, bust of Earl of Minto three-quarters left, 9th July 1845 1st March 1914, EARL OF MINTO, K.G. VICEROY OF INDIA 1905-1910, rev. tropical landscape with palm-trees, CALCUTTA SCHOOL OF TROPICAL MEDICINE FOR MEDICAL RESEARCH IN INDIA, 70 x 47mm (An example of the specimen medal was donated to the Fitzwilliam Museum by the medalist's son-in-law [CM.8-2005]; cf Pudd. 948.48.1). Good extremely fine and very rare.

Gilbert Elliot-Murray-Kynynmound, 4th Earl of Minto also served as Governor General of Canada.

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