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Coin, medal and banknote auction - 23 October 2014 (realised prices)
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This auction took place on 23 October 2014. Estimates and realised prices are shown below for information only.
Sale 37 - World Historical Medals
Lot Thumbnail Description of lot Estimate Realised
650   Small collection of base-metal medals on the theme of Space Exploration, all boxed as issued, some large and impressive USA/USSR. (5) £20 to 50 £44.00
  • France
France - Silver Athletics Medal, 36mm, 19.7 gms 'PRIX DE LA DEPECHE COURSE A PIED MARSEILLE 1910' awarded to F. Dann, obv. Marianne l legend: REPUBLIQUE FRANCAISE, EF, contained in an original (and beautiful) red pill box. £25 to 40 £34.00
652   France - Henri Giffard's Balloon Ascent over Paris 1878, a gilt-bronze medal by C. Trofin, balloon over a view of Paris, rev. SOUVENIR etc. in 6 lines 51mm, EF with clip, ring, marginal ribbon & bar suspension. Very attractive. £80 to 100 N/S
France - silver shooting medal by Henri Dubois, obv. Marianne 'REPUBLIQUE FRANCAISE' rev. four figures, engraved 'SOUVENIE D'UN AMI' Avril 1919, weight 62 gms, UNC in original fitted case. Also a large brass town medal, 1911 from St. Pourcain-sur-Sioule, cased, EF. (2) £30 to 50 £42.00
  • Prussia
Prussia - large medallion (48.2mm) of Frederick the Great of Prussia for the Lissa & Rosbach Campaign. Obverse Frederick on horseback & Lissa Dec 5 & reverse Rosbach Nov 5 with battle scene in bronze. Scarce. VF. £60 to 150 N/S
  • USA
USA 1976 Franklin Mint Calendar/Art Medal, 76mm, 3,800 grains (approx 250 gms), bronze, in original case of issue with certificate. £10 to 20 £11.00
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