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August 2022 Auction  10 Aug 2022
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Lot 467

Starting price: 50 GBP
Price realized: 30 GBP
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18th and 19th Century Commemorative Medals, comprising: Peace of Amiens 1802, obv. MARQUIS CORNWALLIS BRITISH PLENIPOTENTIARY AT AMIENS, left facing bust, rev. POST NUBILA PHOEBUS, Britannia seated holding a tablet, cherub carrying cornucopia, DEFIN.TREATY.SIGN.D MDCCCII in exergue, white metal, diameter 38.5mm, weight 19.5g, variation on Eimer 942, light contact marks, otherwise VF; Coronation of Queen Victoria 1838, obv. VICTORIA QUEEN OF GREAT BRITAIN BORN MAY 24. 1819, crowned bust left, rev. LONG LIVE THE QUEEN above Victoria enthroned, CORONATION JUNE 28 1838 in exergue, white metal, diameter 38.6mm, weight 15.6g, holed at 12 o'clock, otherwise VF; Coronation of George V 1911, obv. KING GEORGE V & QUEEN MARY, conjoined busts facing left, rev. TO COMMEMORATE THE CORONATION OF THEIR MAJESTIES KING GEORGE V AND QUEEN MARY 1911 inscribed within wreath, crown above, white metal, diameter 26.3mm, weight 7.59g, holed at 12 o'clock, edge dents, otherwise VF; and 3 x Netherlands: (1) Inauguration of Willem August as Sovereign Prince of the United Netherlands 1814, obv. WILLEM D.G.G. PRINS VAN ORANJE NASSAU, bare Head left, rev. SOUVEREIN VORST DER VEREENIGDE NEDERLANDEN around closed wreath with GEHULDIGD [TE] AMSTERDAM MDCCXIV. inscribed in four lines, diameter 23mm, weight 4.4g, some loss to reverse inscription, otherwise near Fine; (2) Inauguration of Willem II as King of the Netherlands 1840, obv. WILLEM II KONING DER NEDERLANDEN on five lines, rev. INGEHULDIGD XXVIII NOV: MDCCCXL, Royal regalia above the 'Grondwet' ('Constitution'), diameter 23.1mm, weight 5.8g, light contact marks, otherwise EF; and (3) Inauguration of Willem III as King of the Netherlands 1849, obv. WILLEM III KONIG DER NEDERLANDEN inscribed in four lines within wreath, outer legend INGEHULDIGD XII MEI MDCCCXLIX., rev. sword and sceptre crossed behind the constitution, crown above, framed within wreath, diameter 23.2mm, weight 5.49g, AEF.
(Estimate: 50 - 70 GBP)
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