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CNG Feature Auction 115

Lot nuber 1219

HANOVER. temp. George IV. 1820-1830. Complete Set of 40 CU Medals in Original Case. Mudie’s National Medals Series. Edward Thomason manufactory, Birmingham.

CNG Feature Auction 115
Lot: 1219.
 Estimated: $ 4 000

British Medals, Copper

Sold For $ 4 250. This amount does not include the buyer’s fee.

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HANOVER. temp. George IV. 1820-1830. Complete Set of 40 CU Medals in Original Case. Mudie’s National Medals Series. Edward Thomason manufactory, Birmingham. A complete set of 40 medals, housed in two removable blue velvet covered trays, each numbered with gilt tooled maroon leather rosette; all within a gilt tooled maroon leather library case (dimensions: 240mm x 300mm x 38mm), decorated with the Royal Cypher of George III and title, NATIONAL MEDALS, on front lid; ornate spine with title, SERIES OF MEDALS OF BRITISH VICTORIES. Also includes a specially bound reproduction of the 1820 original catalogue of the series, which was dedicated to George IV. Medals included are:

1. George III Dedication 1817.

2. Settlement of the British at Bombay 1602; East India Co.'s Victory over the French 1804.

3. Naval Victory of the 1st of June 1794.

4. Battle of Cape St. Vincent, 1791.

5. Battle of Camperdown, 1797.

6. Horatio Nelson Memorial, 1805.

7. Defence of Acre 1799.

8. Arrival of the English Army in Egypt, 1801.

9. Egypt Delivered, 1801.

10. Victory Honours of Scottish Regiments, 1815.

11. Royal Military College. Presentation of Colours, 1813.

12. English Army Arrives in the Penninsula, 1808.

13. Battle of Vimiera. English Army enters Lisbon, 1808.

14. Death of Sir John Moore, 1809.

15. Passage of the Douro, 1809.

16. Battle of Talavera, 1809.

17. English Army on the Tagus, 1810-1811.

18. Battle of Albuera, 1811.

19. Capture of Badajoz, 1812.

20. Battle of Almarez, 1812.

21. Battle of Salamanca. British Army enters Madrid, 1812.

22. Battle of Vitoria, 1813.

23. Battle of the Pyrenees, 1813.

24. Battle of San Sebastian, 1813.

25. Surrender of Pamplona, 1813.

26. Battle of Toulouse, 1814.

27. Peace in Europe, 1814.

28. England gives Peace to the World, 1814.

29. Treaties of Paris, 1814.

30. Visit of the Allied Sovereigns to England, 1814.

31. English Army Re-Enters Hanover, 1814.

32. Flight of Napoleon from Elba; Declaration of the Congress of Vienna, 1815.

33. British Army in The Netherlands, 1815.

34. Charge of the British at Waterloo, 1815.

35. Battle of Waterloo, 1815.

36. British Army enters Paris, 1815.

37. Surrender of Napoleon, 1815.

38. Napoleon on St. Helena, 1815.

39. Admiral Lord Exmouth, 1816.

40. Constitution given to the Ionian Islands, 1817. BHM 1057; Eimer 1136. Typical wear with age, slight separation of library case. Medals EF to AU. An impressive early set of this important series of medals.

Ex Spink USA 340 (17 April 2018), lot 64.

The final winners of all CNG Feature Auction 115 lots will be determined during the live online sale that will be held on 16-17 September 2020. This lot is in Session 4, which begins 17 September 2020 at 2 PM ET.

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