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

№ 23

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12 December 2017

Hammer Price:
£75

LANCASHIRE, Liverpool, South Corporation School, a silver award medal, unsigned, student seated at desk, rev. engraved (Presented by John Farnworth Esq, Mayor of Liverpool, To Lewis Smith For Good Conduct, Punctuality & Cleanliness, 18 June 1866), 44mm, 31.46g. Extremely fine, obverse dark-toned, rare £60-80

John Farnworth, Mayor of Liverpool 1865-6, and Methodist; a contemporary described him as someone who was ‘somewhat devoted to hobbies, and who regards his own mission as something less profane and mundane than the performance of mere municipal duties’