|CNG 85, Lot: 1642. Estimate $150.
Sold for $380. This amount does not include the buyer’s fee.
1837-1901. Æ Medal (76mm, 232.65 g, 12h). City of London Series: Diamond Jubilee. By F. Bowcher. Dated 1897. IN · HONOREM · VICTORIAE R : ET · I : EXCUD : CUR : CIVITAS · LOND :, crowned, veiled, and draped bust left, wearing earring and necklace; SPINK & SON. LONDON below / FROM MY HEART I THANK MY BELOVED PEOPLE/MAY GOD BLESS THEM/V.R.I., Britannia seated right, holding trident and olive branch, receiving garland from London standing left, resting hand upon civic coat-of-arms set on ground; various personifications around; to lower left, lion reclining right; SPINK & SON. LONDON below; 1837-1897 in exergue. BHM 3510; Eimer 1815. Superb EF, attractive red-brown surfaces.
From a California Collection of British Historical Medals.