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313, Lot: 601. Estimate $100.
Sold for $60. This amount does not include the buyer’s fee.

HANOVER. Prince Albert. 1840-1861. WM Medal (38mm, 17.36 g, 12h). The Great Exhibition of 1851. By William Joseph Taylor. H. R. H. PRINCE ALBERT, STRUCK IN THE BUILDING OF THE EXHIBITION, bare head left / GREAT EXHIBITION OF THE INDUSTRY OF ALL NATIONS, LONDON 1851, two rampant lions supporting crowned arms. BHM 2459; Eimer 1463. EF, scratches and light contact marks on obverse.

From Eimer’s catalog: William Joseph Taylor (1802-85), medallist and die-sinker, exhibited his own screw-press at the Great Exhibition, on which these medals were struck.