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Ref: 4816

The Amicable Society, Instituted 1696, silver ticket circa 1790, very rare in silver 

 

 

Obv: two hands clasped under the Royal Crown, 1696 below

 

Rev: a building, AMICABLE CONTRIBUTIONSHIP around

 

References: MI ii 155/422; DW 102/7; Withers 2324

 

Condition: Good very fine, scratch to sleeve of right hand; Diameter: 40mm

 

 

Notes: These medals were issued circa 1790. The Amicable Society or Amicable Contributionship of London was the first company established for the insurance of houses against loss by fire. It later became commonly known as The Hand in Hand Fire Office (part of Commercial Union Assurance from 1905)

 

 

Price £625

The Amicable Society, Instituted 1696, silver ticket circa 1790
The Amicable Society, Instituted 1696, silver ticket circa 1790

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