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Please click the stock number on the left for more detailed information and larger pictures. Please note: the illustrations make the medals appear to be roughly the same size, so special attention should be paid to the diameter mentioned (in millimetres) in the description.

Medals are arranged in date order
I have arranged medals which are specifically Scottish, Irish or Welsh in dedicated sections at the end

Jacobite-related medals are in the Scottish section

Details of references contained in the descriptions can be found on the References page
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BRITISH MEDALS ARRANGED BY DATE

 

 

 

 

 

 

6725

Charles II, silver Royalist badge during his exile (1649-1660) by Thomas Rawlins, 20x22mm, scarce

£325

Charles II, silver Royalist badge during his exile (1649-1660) by Thomas Rawlins

Charles II, silver Royalist badge during his exile (1649-1660) by Thomas Rawlins

 

6963

William Sancroft, Archbishop of Canterbury, and the Seven Bishops against James II's 'Declaration of Indulgence’ 1688, struck silver medal by George Bower, 51mm, a nice example of the rarer struck variety of this medal

£425

William Sancroft, Archbishop of Canterbury, and the Seven Bishops against James II's 'Declaration of Indulgence’ 1688, struck silver medal by George Bower

William Sancroft, Archbishop of Canterbury, and the Seven Bishops against James II's 'Declaration of Indulgence’ 1688, struck silver medal by George Bower

 

6392

Queen Caroline (wife of George II), bronze medal (1731) by J Dassier, 41mm

£80

Queen Caroline (wife of George II), bronze medal (1731) by J Dassier

Queen Caroline (wife of George II), bronze medal (1731) by J Dassier

 

6043

Cumberland, Mining token, John Curwen 1735-1737, 26mm

£55

Cumberland,  Mining token, John Curwen

Cumberland,  Mining token, John Curwen

 

6872

London Stock Exchange, silver broker’s pass (struck) circa 1800, named to William Edwards, 40mm

£525

London Stock Exchange, silver broker’s pass (struck) circa 1800, named to William Edwards

London Stock Exchange, silver broker’s pass (struck) circa 1800, named to William Edwards

 

6858

Ireland, Act of Union 1801, bronze medal by Conrad Kűchler, 48mm

£295

SOLD

Ireland, Act of Union 1801, bronze medal by Conrad Kűchler

Ireland, Act of Union 1801, bronze medal by Conrad Kűchler

 

6272

Charles James Fox, Whig statesman, death 1806, bronze medal by T Webb, 54mm

£175

Charles James Fox, Whig statesman, death 1806, bronze medal

Charles James Fox, Whig statesman, death 1806, bronze medal

 

6459

London Institution Established 1807, bronze subscription ticket, No.338, by W Wyon, 43mm

£50

London Institution Established 1807, bronze subscription ticket, No.338, by W Wyon

London Institution Established 1807, bronze subscription ticket, No.338, by W Wyon

 

4744

Westmoreland, Henry Brougham’s parliamentary candidature 1818, silver medal by G Mills, with suspension loop, 36mm

£55

Westmoreland, Henry Brougham’s parliamentary candidature 1818, silver medal

Westmoreland, Henry Brougham’s parliamentary candidature 1818, silver medal

 

6787

Great Britain / France, Napoleon Bonaparte, Burial on St Helena 1821, white metal medal by Thomason & Jones, in case of issue, 52mm

SOLD

Great Britain / France, Napoleon Bonaparte, Burial on St Helena 1821, white metal medal

Great Britain / France, Napoleon Bonaparte, Burial on St Helena 1821, white metal medal

Great Britain / France, Napoleon Bonaparte, Burial on St Helena 1821, white metal medal

 

6320

Frederick, Duke of York, death 1827, bronze medal by W Binfield & H Folkard, 51mm

£195

Frederick, Duke of York, death 1827, bronze medal

Frederick, Duke of York, death 1827, bronze medal

 

6353

Exeter, Exeter Athenaeum opened 1835, silver medal, 36mm, very rare

£125

Exeter, Exeter Athenaeum opened 1835, silver medal

Exeter, Exeter Athenaeum opened 1835, silver medal

 

6044

Cumberland, Maryport, Ewanrigg Colliery token circa 1840, 26mm, scarce

£85

Cumberland, Maryport, Ewanrigg Colliery token

Cumberland, Maryport, Ewanrigg Colliery token

 

6709

Great Exhibition, Crystal Palace 1851, Official Prize Medal reproduction 1973 after W Wyon, filled silver electrotype named to Exhibition co-founder HENRY COLE, later founder of the Victoria & Albert Museum, uniface, 77mm. Very rare and interesting.

£225

Great Exhibition, Crystal Palace 1851, Official Prize Medal reproduction 1973 after W Wyon, filled silver electrotype named to Exhibition co-founder HENRY COLE

Great Exhibition, Crystal Palace 1851, Official Prize Medal reproduction 1973 after W Wyon, filled silver electrotype named to Exhibition co-founder HENRY COLEGreat Exhibition, Crystal Palace 1851, Official Prize Medal reproduction 1973 after W Wyon, filled silver electrotype named to Exhibition co-founder HENRY COLE

 

6460

Great Exhibition, Crystal Palace 1851, large white metal medal by T Ottley, 74mm, rare

£125

Great Exhibition, Crystal Palace 1851, large white metal medal

Great Exhibition, Crystal Palace 1851, large white metal medal

 

6419

Duke of Wellington, death 1852, large white metal medal by Allen & Moore, 64mm

£115

Duke of Wellington, death 1852, large white metal

Duke of Wellington, death 1852, large white metal

 

6407

London, Royal Society of Arts 1863, bronze prize medal (awarded 1878) by LC Wyon, 56mm

£95

London, Royal Society of Arts 1863, bronze prize medal (awarded 1878) by LC Wyon

London, Royal Society of Arts 1863, bronze prize medal (awarded 1878) by LC Wyon

 

6335

Newbury (Berkshire), Art & Industrial Exhibition 1884, silver prize medal, 41mm, in case of issue, extremely rare

£95

Newbury (Berkshire), Art & Industrial Exhibition 1884, silver prize medal

Newbury (Berkshire), Art & Industrial Exhibition 1884, silver prize medal

 

6399

London, Colonial & Indian Exhibition 1886, bronze medal by LC Wyon, 52mm

£75

London, Colonial & Indian Exhibition 1886, bronze medal by LC Wyon

London, Colonial & Indian Exhibition 1886, bronze medal by LC Wyon

 

6491

London, Colonial & Indian Exhibition 1886, bronze medal by LC Wyon, 52mm

£50

London, Colonial & Indian Exhibition 1886, bronze medal by LC Wyon

London, Colonial & Indian Exhibition 1886, bronze medal by LC Wyon

 

6959

Nelson, Foudroyant medal 1897, bronze medal struck from metal obtained from the wreck of the Foudroyant, 38mm, in box of issue.

£75

Nelson, Foudroyant medal 1897, bronze medal struck from metal obtained from the wreck

Nelson, Foudroyant medal 1897, bronze medal struck from metal obtained from the wreck

Nelson, Foudroyant medal 1897, bronze medal struck from metal obtained from the wreck

 

6770

Boer War, "The Absent Minded Beggar" medal 1900, white metal, by Spink, 45mm

£75

Boer War, "The Absent Minded Beggar" medal 1900, white metal, by Spink,

Boer War, "The Absent Minded Beggar" medal 1900, white metal, by Spink,

 

6914

Birmingham, Industrial Polytechnic Exhibition 1901, bronze-gilt medal by Henry Jenkins & Sons Ltd, 63mm, in fitted case of issue from Henry Jenkins & Sons Ltd, rare and attractive

£150

Birmingham, Industrial Polytechnic Exhibition 1901, bronze-gilt medal by Henry Jenkins & Sons

Birmingham, Industrial Polytechnic Exhibition 1901, bronze-gilt medal by Henry Jenkins & Sons

Birmingham, Industrial Polytechnic Exhibition 1901, bronze-gilt medal by Henry Jenkins & Sons

Birmingham, Industrial Polytechnic Exhibition 1901, bronze-gilt medal by Henry Jenkins & Sons

 

6693

Great Britain / France, “Men’s Wear” Magazine, bronze award medal 1906, by Stern, 47mm, rare

£75

Great Britain / France, “Men’s Wear” Magazine, bronze award medal 1906

Great Britain / France, “Men’s Wear” Magazine, bronze award medal 1906

 

6948

Cambridge University, Trinity Hall Boat Club, Challenge Pairs, silver prize medal by Munsey,  awarded 1906, 51mm, rare

£150

Cambridge University, Trinity Hall Boat Club, Challenge Pairs, silver prize medal by Munsey,  awarded 1906

Cambridge University, Trinity Hall Boat Club, Challenge Pairs, silver prize medal by Munsey,  awarded 1906

 

6668

London, The Worshipful Company of Fruiterers, silver medal by Pinches (awarded 1912), 52mm, rare

£250

London, The Worshipful Company of Fruiterers, silver medal by Pinches

London, The Worshipful Company of Fruiterers, silver medal by Pinches

 

6155

Great Britain / Italy, Pair of British Expeditionary Force sports prize medals to Sgt Whitbread, May 1918, silver 39mm, bronze 35mm. Rare and interesting.

£55

Great Britain / Italy, Pair of British Expeditionary Force sports prize medals to Sgt Whitbread

Great Britain / Italy, Pair of British Expeditionary Force sports prize medals to Sgt Whitbread

 

6701

Architecture, City of London, uniface bronze medal by CL Doman circa 1925, 64mm, in box of issue, scarce

£65

Architecture, City of London, uniface bronze medal by CL Doman

Architecture, City of London, uniface bronze medal by CL Doman

 

6702

General Strike Service Medal 1926, bronze medal by Ernest Gillick, in case of issue

£60

General Strike Service Medal 1926, bronze medal

General Strike Service Medal 1926, bronze medal

 

6700

Great War Armistice 1918, 10th Anniversary 1928, large silvered bronze medal by CL Doman, 77mm

£150

Great War Armistice 1918, 10th Anniversary 1928, large silvered bronze medal by CL Doman

Great War Armistice 1918, 10th Anniversary 1928, large silvered bronze medal by CL Doman

 

6552

RMS Queen Mary maiden voyage 1936, bronze medal, by Gilbert Bayes, in original Royal Mint green leather case of issue

£175

RMS Queen Mary maiden voyage 1936, bronze medal, by Gilbert Bayes

RMS Queen Mary maiden voyage 1936, bronze medal, by Gilbert Bayes

 

6176

Gallia Institute (London and Paris), a pair of silver prize medals awarded to Miss O Wakelin 1936, 45x34mm each, rare

£50

Gallia Institute (London and Paris), a pair of silver prize medals

Gallia Institute (London and Paris), a pair of silver prize medals

 

6625

Oxfordshire, Henley Royal Regatta, Ladies Challenge Cup, silver-gilt prize medal circa 1950, 46mm, by Pinches, scarce

£95

Oxfordshire, Henley Royal Regatta, Ladies Challenge Cup, silver-gilt prize medal

Oxfordshire, Henley Royal Regatta, Ladies Challenge Cup, silver-gilt prize medal

 

4846

London, Stock Exchange Rifle Club, three prize medals in bronze-gilt, silvered-bronze and bronze, 1954 to 1960, by Pinches, 51mm each, in cases of issue.(3)

£150

London, Stock Exchange Rifle Club, three prize medals

London, Stock Exchange Rifle Club, three prize medals

London, Stock Exchange Rifle Club, three prize medals

 

6551

Elizabeth II, Coronation 25th Anniversary 1978, sterling silver medal by Michael Rizello for the Royal Mint, 58mm, 88.6g, in case of issue

£60

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Elizabeth II, Coronation 25th Anniversary 1978, sterling silver medal by Michael Rizello

Elizabeth II, Coronation 25th Anniversary 1978, sterling silver medal by Michael Rizello

Elizabeth II, Coronation 25th Anniversary 1978, sterling silver medal by Michael Rizello

 

6549

London, College of Arms, 500th Anniversary 1984, sterling silver medal by Norman Mainwaring, issued by the Royal Mint, 63mm, weight 5 ounces, in case of issue

£125

London, College of Arms, 500th Anniversary 1984, sterling silver medal

London, College of Arms, 500th Anniversary 1984, sterling silver medal

 

SCOTTISH MEDALS

Including Jacobite-related

 

 

 

6259

Scotland, The Celtic Society, silver medal hallmarked 1826 (awarded 1839), 36mm, rare

£165

Scotland, The Celtic Society, silver medal

Scotland, The Celtic Society, silver medal

 

6579

Scotland, Glasgow, Sandyford Burns Club, Director’s Medal circa 1893, 38x45mm approx., in plush fitted case of issue Rare.

£175

Scotland, Glasgow, Sandyford Burns Club, Director’s Medal circa 1893

Scotland, Glasgow, Sandyford Burns Club, Director’s Medal circa 1893

 

 

 

IRISH MEDALS

 

 

 

 

 

 

5961

Ireland, Orange Order, pewter member’s medal circa 1850 by John Jones, 38mm, scarce

£85

Ireland, Orange Order, pewter member’s medal circa 1850

Ireland, Orange Order, pewter member’s medal circa 1850

 

6333

Ireland, Royal Dublin Society, School of Art, bronze prize medal circa 1870, by J Woodhouse, 54mm

£95

Ireland, Royal Dublin Society, School of Art, bronze prize medal circa 1870

Ireland, Royal Dublin Society, School of Art, bronze prize medal circa 1870

 

6937

Ireland, Cork Industrial Exhibition 1883, large bronze medal, 70mm, scarce

£195

Ireland, Cork Industrial Exhibition 1883, large bronze medal

Ireland, Cork Industrial Exhibition 1883, large bronze medal

 

6538

Ireland, Queen Victoria, Visit to Ireland 1900, white metal medal by F Bowcher, 39mm

£75

Queen Victoria, Visit to Ireland 1900, white metal medal

Queen Victoria, Visit to Ireland 1900, white metal medal

 

6672

Ireland, The Royal Horticultural Society of Ireland, bronze prize medal awarded (1934) to painter Kitty Clausen O’Brien, 41mm

£75

Ireland, The Royal Horticultural Society of Ireland, bronze prize medal

Ireland, The Royal Horticultural Society of Ireland, bronze prize medal

 

 

 

WELSH MEDALS

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

6964

Wales, Menai Strait, Robert Stephenson’s tubular bridge completed 1850, bronze medal by L C Wyon, 58mm, rare

£225

Wales, Menai Strait, Robert Stephenson’s tubular bridge completed 1850, bronze medal by L C Wyon

Wales, Menai Strait, Robert Stephenson’s tubular bridge completed 1850, bronze medal by L C Wyon

 

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