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91001613
CNG 91, Lot: 1613. Estimate $150.
Sold for $220. This amount does not include the buyer’s fee.

HANOVER. temp. Victoria. 1837-1901. Æ Medal (74mm, 207.88 g, 12h). Sir Thomas Gresham/Reopening of the Royal Stock Exchange. By W. Wyon. Dually-dated 1571 and 1844 in Roman numerals. EMPORIVM REGIVM A. THOMA GRESHAM EQ. AVR. CIVE LONDINENSI CONDITVM A. S. MDLXXI, draped bust of Sir Thomas Gresham left, wearing cap and elaborate collar / REST. ET. APERT. AVSP. VICTORIA REG (restored and refined under the auspices of Queen Victoria), statue of Victoria left, with scepter and orb; all set on pediment inscribed A : S. MDCCCXLIV/XXVIII OCT. in two lines; view of the Royal Exchange in background. BHM 2185; Eimer 1390. EF, attractive brown surfaces.