|CNG 85, Lot: 1621. Estimate $200.
Sold for $600. This amount does not include the buyer’s fee.
1837-1901. Æ Medal (57mm, 122.40 g, 12h). Board of Trade: Sea Gallantry. By B. Wyon. Struck 1855. AWARDED BY THE BOARD OF TRADE FOR GALLANTRY IN SAVING LIFE / V. R., laureate head left; B. WYON SC. below / Three men and a woman holding an infant seated upon raft in tempestuous seas; in background to left, lifeboat approaching. BHM -; Eimer 1503a. Superb EF, warm brown surfaces. Rare.
From a California Collection of British Historical Medals.