Lot Archive


№ 299


1 October 1996

Hammer Price:

Yorkshire, Halifax, S.H. Hamer, 1925, copper medal by J.A. Restall, arms of the Halifax Antiquarian Society incorporating a Halifax gibbet, reverse inkwell and crossed pens, edge FOUNDED FOR THE STUDY, etc., 38mm (Bell A10). Brilliant and practically as struck, rare (£30-40)

This lot was sold as part of a special collection, The R C Bell Collection of British Trade Tokens.

View The R C Bell Collection of British Trade Tokens


Bell, TT p.288.

Struck on the occasion of the dinner marking the 25th anniversary of the founding of the Halifax Antiquarian Society; Hamer was the Society’s founding father and served as secretary from its inception until his death in 1930