Georg Friedrich Handel, 250th Anniversary of the performance of The Messiah in London 1743-1993, large cast bronze medal by Michelle Fernandez for the Royal Mint
Obv: organ pipes, 250 above, HANDEL below
Rev: The crown of thorns, MESSIAH below
Condition: As issued; Diameter: 92mm
References: none found
Notes: Handel (1685-1759) is probably best remembered for The Messiah. This medal was issued in an edition of 500, which is a small run for a Royal Mint issue. Offered with original leaflet.
NB. The medal is very heavy and postage will reflect this.