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Triton XXIII – Session Four – World Coinage Part II, British Coinage and Medals, and Large Lots

Lot nuber 1396

HANOVER. temp. George III. 1760-1820. Gilt AR ‘Pallet’ Medal (64mm, 63.57 g). Honorary Pallet of the Society for Promoting Arts, Manufactures, & Commerce. Presented to Lewis Pingo, 1768.


Triton XXIII – Session Four – World Coinage Part II, British Coinage and Medals, and Large Lots
Lot: 1396.
 Estimated: $ 1 000

British Medals, Silver

Sold For $ 2 750. This amount does not include the buyer’s fee.

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HANOVER. temp. George III. 1760-1820. Gilt AR ‘Pallet’ Medal (64mm, 63.57 g). Honorary Pallet of the Society for Promoting Arts, Manufactures, & Commerce. Presented to Lewis Pingo, 1768. Scroll engraved, Given to/ MR LEWIS PINGO/ Aged 25/ Grays Inn Lane/ for Model of a Medal/ in Wax/ Claƒs 105; brushes behind / THE/ HONORARY/ PALLET/ OF THE SOCIETY/ FOR PROMOTING/ ARTS/ MANUFACTURES/ AND. COMMERCE in nine lines within wreath. All on a pallet-shaped medal. Eimer, Pingo 147-8 note. Light cleaning marks. Good VF.

This medal was awarded for a model in wax of a medal depicting on the obverse a bust of George III and on the reverse a figure of Liberty. That model was held by the Royal Society until it was stolen in 1978 (See NumCirc LXXXVI.4 [April 1978], p. 193).

The final winners of all Triton XXIII lots will be determined at the live public sale that will be held on 14-15 January 2020. Triton XXIII – Session Four – World Coinage Part II, British Coinage and Medals, and Large Lots will be held Wednesday afternoon, 15 January 2020 beginning at 2:00 PM ET.

Winning bids are subject to a 20% buyer's fee for bids placed on this website and in person at the public auction, 22.50% for all others.