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№ 1486


30 June 2004

Hammer Price:

Victoria (1837-1901), Prince Albert, 1845, a silver personal award medal by W. Wyon, bare head right, rev. St. George and dragon, 56mm (BHM 2204; E 1398). Set in a silver raised rim with glass lunette (one side cracked), practically as struck, rare; in leather fitted case of issue (£150-200)

Sold with a contemporary letter in German, which states “Queen Victoria has been often in Saxonia-Coburg and has awarded this medal to my Grandfather”. Reverse only illustrated