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422, Lot: 724. Estimate $250.
Sold for $170. This amount does not include the buyer’s fee.

HANOVER. George IV. 1820-1830. AR Medal (57.5mm, 86.50 g, 12h). Classical Prize, Royal Naval College., Portsmouth. By William Wyon. Dated 1820. GEORGIUS IIII D: G: BRITANNIARUM REX., head left; below, W. WYON. F./MINT. in two lines / (star) CLASSICAL PRIZE (star) ROYAL NAVAL COLLEGE (star), large laurel wreath around plain field . BHM –; Eimer –; N. Carlisle, A memoir of the life and works of William Wyon, Chief Engraver of the Royal Mint (London, 1837), p. 162. VF, toned, a few light scrapes and edge knocks. Rare.