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Ref: 5969

Ireland, Unionist Demonstration 1893, bronze medal (once gilt) by Gibson & Co., scarce

 


Obv: two men shake hands, flags each side with UNION IS STRENGTH and FOR QUEEN & UNION, in exergue NO HOME RULE

 

Rev: Irish, English and Scottish shields under broad crown, thistle, rose, shamrock below, hand of Ulster divides date 1893 at bottom, QUIS SEPARABIT at top

 


Condition: Good very fine, traces of gilt; Diameter: 38mm

 

References: BHM 3458

 

Notes: The Ulster Unionist Demonstration in Belfast was attended by A J Balfour and attracted up to 100,000 people demonstrating against Gladstone’s Home Rule Bill

 

 

Price £70

Ireland, Unionist Demonstration 1893, bronze medal
Ireland, Unionist Demonstration 1893, bronze medal

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