Lot Archive


№ 215


11 June 1996

Estimate: £140–£160

Bethnal Green Volunteer Infantry 1814, large silver medal by Peter Wyon, 50 mm., pierced and fitted with ring and gold wire bar for suspension, very fine and scarce

The Bethnal Green Volunteer Infantry, commanded by Lt.-Colonel Carrick, were enrolled on 13 August, 1803, and disembodied at the general peace of Europe, 24 June, 1814.