Auction Catalogue

12–14 December 2017

Starting at 12:00 PM

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Coins, Historical Medals & Paper Money

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Lot

№ 10

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12 December 2017

Hammer Price:
£95

ESSEX, Colchester, Colchester Royal Grammar School, the Earl of Dartmouth’s silver award medal by B. Wyon, Dartmouth arms and supporters, rev. legend in wreath, named (Herb. Edv. Chapman), 41mm, 42.16g. Virtually as struck and deeply toned, rare; with clip and ring for suspension £60-80

William Walter Legge, 5th Earl of Dartmouth (1823-91). Colchester Royal Grammar School has its origins in the early 13th century, but it was a small establishment until a rebuilding in 1852