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Ref: 4950

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.

 

 

Price £110

 

NB. The medal is very heavy and postage will reflect this.

Handel Messiah medal 1993
Handel Messiah medal 1993

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