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BRITISH MEDALS UPDATED 24th AUGUST 2021

 

BRITISH & IRISH MEDALS

Please click the stock number on the left for more detailed information and larger pictures. Please note: the illustrations make the medals appear to be roughly the same size, so special attention should be paid to the diameter mentioned (in millimetres) in the description.

Medals are arranged in date order
I have arranged medals which are specifically Scottish, Irish or Welsh in dedicated sections at the end

Jacobite-related medals are in the Scottish section

Details of references contained in the descriptions can be found on the References page
All descriptions and photographs are copyright of Charles Riley

 

BRITISH MEDALS ARRANGED BY DATE

 

 

 

 

6046

Charles Louis of Bohemia, silver gaming counter by Simon de Passe, circa 1636, 27mm

£75

Charles Louis of Bohemia, silver gaming counter by Simon de Passe

Charles Louis of Bohemia, silver gaming counter by Simon de Passe

4230

Charles I, bronze Memorial Medal circa 1695, by J & N Roettier, 50mm

£100

Charles I memorial medal by Roettier 1695

Charles I memorial medal by Roettier 1695

 

5160

Anne, Capture of Tournai 1709, bronze medal by John Croker, 40mm

£225

Capture of Tournai medal 1709

Capture of Tournai medal 1709

 

 

6043

Cumberland, Mining token, John Curwen 1735-1737, 26mm

£75

Cumberland,  Mining token, John Curwen 1735-1737

Cumberland,  Mining token, John Curwen 1735-1737

5377

Jernegan’s Lottery Medal 1736, silver, by JS Tanner, 39mm

£85

SOLD

Jernegan’s Lottery Medal 1736, silver

Jernegan’s Lottery Medal 1736, silver

 

6083

Jernegan’s Lottery Medal 1736, silver, by JS Tanner, 39mm

£95

SOLD

Jernegan’s Lottery Medal 1736, silver

Jernegan’s Lottery Medal 1736, silver

6350

Admiral Vernon, Portobello taken 1739 and Fort Chagre 1740, pinchbeck medal, 39mm

£250

Admiral Vernon, Portobello taken 1739 and Fort Chagre 1740, pinchbeck medal

Admiral Vernon, Portobello taken 1739 and Fort Chagre 1740, pinchbeck medal

6344

Philip Stanhope, Earl of Chesterfield, bronze medal 1743 by J Dassier, 55mm

£250

Philip Stanhope, Earl of Stanhope, bronze medal

Philip Stanhope, Earl of Stanhope, bronze medal

6275

William Pulteney 1744, bronze medal by Jean Dassier, 55mm

£230

William Pulteney 1744, bronze medal by Jean Dassier

William Pulteney 1744, bronze medal by Jean Dassier

5582

Admiral Rodney, Capture of St Eustatia from the Dutch 1781, brass medal, 32mm

£125

Admiral Rodney, Capture of St Eustatia from the Dutch 1781, brass medal

Admiral Rodney, Capture of St Eustatia from the Dutch 1781, brass medal

 

4816

The Amicable Society, Instituted 1696, silver ticket circa 1790, 40mm, very rare in silver

£595

The Amicable Society, Instituted 1696, silver ticket circa 1790

The Amicable Society, Instituted 1696, silver ticket circa 1790

6346

Manchester Church and King Club, silver medal, partly glazed and frosted in watch-style glass in silver frame (lacking reverse glazing), 44mm

£150

Manchester Church and King Club, silver medal

Manchester Church and King Club, silver medal

4794

Conversation Society, bronze ticket circa 1790, 32mm, rare

£95

Conversation Society medal circa 1790

George III Recovery from Illness, medal 1789

 

 

6274

William Pitt (the Younger), 40th Birthday 1799, bronze medal by T Webb, 53mm

£125

William Pitt (the Younger), 40th Birthday 1799, bronze medal

William Pitt (the Younger), 40th Birthday 1799, bronze medal

5604

Theatre, George Cooke (actor), bronze laudatory medal 1805, by T Webb, 54mm

£110

Theatre, George Cooke (actor), bronze laudatory medal 1805

Theatre, George Cooke (actor), bronze laudatory medal 1805

 

6272

Charles James Fox, Whig statesman, death 1806, bronze medal by T Webb, 54mm

£195

Charles James Fox, Whig statesman, death 1806, bronze medal

Charles James Fox, Whig statesman, death 1806, bronze medal

4800

Bristol Volunteers, Disbanded 1814, silver badge, 54x37mm

£195

Bristol Volunteers disbanded 1814, silver badge

Bristol Volunteers disbanded 1814, silver badge

 

 

6334

Liverpool Royal Institution, silver Member’s Medal named to Sir John Tobin, by T Wyon, 38mm, rare

£175

Liverpool Royal Institution, silver Member’s Medal named to Sir John Tobin

Liverpool Royal Institution, silver Member’s Medal named to Sir John Tobin

4801

Sir Sidney Smith, President of the Reunion of the Knights of the White Slaves of Africa 1816, bronze medal by Thomas Webb, 54mm, scarce

£425

Sir Sidney Smith, President of the Reunion of the Knights of the White Slaves of Africa 1816, bronze medal

Sir Sidney Smith, President of the Reunion of the Knights of the White Slaves of Africa 1816, bronze medal

 

 

4744

Westmoreland, Henry Brougham’s parliamentary candidature 1818, silver medal by G Mills, 36mm with suspension loop

£60

Westmoreland, Henry Brougham’s parliamentary candidature 1818, silver medal

Westmoreland, Henry Brougham’s parliamentary candidature 1818, silver medal

6320

Frederick, Duke of York, death 1827, bronze medal by W Binfield & H Folkard, 51mm

£225

Frederick, Duke of York, death 1827, bronze medal

Frederick, Duke of York, death 1827, bronze medal

5601

William IV, Coronation 1831, large bronze medal by W Wyon, 68mm, rare

£195

William IV, Coronation 1831, large bronze medal by W Wyon

William IV, Coronation 1831, large bronze medal by W Wyon

 

5221

William IV, Reform Bill 1832, bronze medal by B Wyon, 51mm, from The Corporation of London series

£110

William IV, Reform Bill 1832, bronze medal by B Wyon

William IV, Reform Bill 1832, bronze medal by B Wyon

 

4640

Cheshire, Walgherton Female Friendly Dividend Society Instituted 1833, John Twemlow of Hatherton Patron, oval bronze medal, 35x44mm, scarce

£110

Cheshire, Walgherton Female Friendly Society, John Twemlow medal 1833

Cheshire, Walgherton Female Friendly Society, John Twemlow medal 1833

 

 

6353

Exeter, Exeter Athenaeum opened 1835, silver medal, 36mm, very rare

£150

Exeter, Exeter Athenaeum opened 1835, silver medal

Exeter, Exeter Athenaeum opened 1835, silver medal

6312

Birmingham, Handsworth, St James’s church, Foundation stone laid 1838, bronze medal by Ottley, 45mm, extremely rare and unrecorded

£95

Birmingham, Handsworth, St James’s church, Foundation stone laid 1838, bronze medal

Birmingham, Handsworth, St James’s church, Foundation stone laid 1838, bronze medal

6265

Victoria, Coronation 1838, white metal medal by C Davis, 65mm, rare, in later ebonised frame

£175

Victoria, Coronation 1838, white metal medal

Victoria, Coronation 1838, white metal medal

6298

Charles Wesley, Wesleyan Methodist Society, centenary of its foundation 1839, bronze medal by CF Carter, 65mm, extremely rare

£350

Charles Wesley, Wesleyan Methodist Society, centenary of its foundation 1839, bronze medal

Charles Wesley, Wesleyan Methodist Society, centenary of its foundation 1839, bronze medal

4825

Hampshire, Fareham, Trinity Benefit Society, established 1840, white metal medal by Gardner, partially glazed, 44mm, rare

£65

Hampshire, Fareham, Trinity Benefit Society, established 1840, white metal medal

Hampshire, Fareham, Trinity Benefit Society, established 1840, white metal medal

 

6044

Cumberland, Maryport, Ewanrigg Colliery token circa 1840, 26mm, scarce

£110

Cumberland, Maryport, Ewanrigg Colliery token

Cumberland, Maryport, Ewanrigg Colliery token

5592

Egypt/ Great Britain, Mehemet Ali Pasha, The Overland Route to India preserved 1840, bronze medal struck 1842, by A J Stothard, 58mm. Very rare.

£1250

Egypt/ Great Britain, Mehemet Ali Pasha, The Overland Route to India preserved 1840, bronze medal struck 1842

Egypt/ Great Britain, Mehemet Ali Pasha, The Overland Route to India preserved 1840, bronze medal struck 1842

 

6288

Bath, Reverend William Jay, 50 Years Pastor at Argyle Chapel 1841, bronze medal by SK, 49mm

£85

Bath, Reverend William Jay, 50 Years Pastor at Argyle Chapel 1841, bronze medal

Bath, Reverend William Jay, 50 Years Pastor at Argyle Chapel 1841, bronze medal

5190

The Crimean War, Franco-British Alliance with Turkey 1854, bronze medal by A Caqué, 51mm, extremely rare

£1550

The Crimean War, Franco-British Alliance with Turkey 1854, bronze medal by A Caqué

The Crimean War, Franco-British Alliance with Turkey 1854, bronze medal by A Caqué

 

6126

London, South Kensington International Exhibition 1862, Jurors prize medal, bronze, by LC Wyon for Pinches, obverse after Daniel Maclise, named R W Kennard & Co., Class XXXI, 77mm

£225

London, South Kensington International Exhibition 1862, Jurors prize medal

London, South Kensington International Exhibition 1862, Jurors prize medal

6152

Birmingham, William Wiley, Majority 1872, bronze medal by Joseph Moore, 38mm. Extremely rare.

£95

Birmingham, William Wiley, Majority 1872, bronze medal

Birmingham, William Wiley, Majority 1872, bronze medal

6188

Derby, St Luke’s Sunday School, white metal medal 1881, 33mm, with crimson ribbon and suspender, very rare

£65

Derby, St Luke’s Sunday School, white metal medal 1881

Derby, St Luke’s Sunday School, white metal medal 1881

6341

Durham School, Henry Holden prize medal 1882, silver, awarded 1932 to prominent old boy Henry Gale Stewart Burkitt, by W J Taylor, 50x80mm, in fitted case of issue.

£495

Durham School, Henry Holden prize medal 1882, silver, awarded 1932 to prominent old boy Henry Gale Stewart Burkitt

Durham School, Henry Holden prize medal 1882, silver, awarded 1932 to prominent old boy Henry Gale Stewart Burkitt

6335

Newbury (Berkshire), Art & Industrial Exhibition 1884, silver prize medal, 41mm, in case of issue, extremely rare

£150

Newbury (Berkshire), Art & Industrial Exhibition 1884, silver prize medal

Newbury (Berkshire), Art & Industrial Exhibition 1884, silver prize medal

6337

The Times, Centenary Medal 1885, silver, by Strongi’th’arm, 44mm

£75

The Times,  Centenary Medal 1885

The Times,  Centenary Medal 1885

5772

London Olympics 1908, bronze participant’s medal by B Mackennal for Vaughton, 51mm, scarce

£795

London Olympics 1908, bronze participant’s medal by B Mackennal

London Olympics 1908, bronze participant’s medal by B Mackennal

6102

White City, Franco-British Exhibition 1908, uniface gilt-bronze medal by Charles Pillet, numbered on edge 49 100x72mm, rare and attractive

£375

White City, Franco-British Exhibition 1908, uniface gilt-bronze medal by Charles Pillet

White City, Franco-British Exhibition 1908, uniface gilt-bronze medal by Charles Pillet

6155

Great Britain / Italy, Pair of British Expeditionary Force sports prize medals to Sgt Whitbread, May 1918, silver 39mm, bronze 35mm. Rare and interesting.

£60

Great Britain / Italy, Pair of British Expeditionary Force sports prize medals to Sgt Whitbread

Great Britain / Italy, Pair of British Expeditionary Force sports prize medals to Sgt Whitbread

5567

Medicine, London, United Hospitals Athletic Club, large bronze prize medal awarded 1920, 70mm

£65

USA/Great Britain, International Fine Arts Council, Gold Medal of Honor

USA/Great Britain, International Fine Arts Council, Gold Medal of Honor

 

6191

Oxford & Cambridge Universities, silver prize medal for Boxing, awarded 1927, by Munsey, 48mm, in case of issue

£75

Oxford & Cambridge Universities, silver prize medal for Boxing

Oxford & Cambridge Universities, silver prize medal for Boxing

Oxford & Cambridge Universities, silver prize medal for Boxing

4845

Belgium/ Great Britain, Great War, The Menin Gate Memorial at Ypres, uniface bronze medal circa 1930, 48x72mm, rare

£70

Belgium/ Great Britain, Great War, The Menin Gate Memorial at Ypres, uniface bronze medal

 

 

6176

Gallia Institute (London and Paris), a pair of silver prize medals awarded to Miss O Wakelin 1936, 45x34mm each, rare

£75

Gallia Institute (London and Paris), a pair of silver prize medals

Gallia Institute (London and Paris), a pair of silver prize medals

5047

USA/Great Britain, International Fine Arts Council, Gold Medal of Honor, 10ct filled gold and bronze-gilt, awarded to artist Feliks Topolski 1955, by Julius Kilenyi, 51mm, extremely rare

£350

USA/Great Britain, International Fine Arts Council, Gold Medal of Honor

USA/Great Britain, International Fine Arts Council, Gold Medal of Honor

 

 

6190

Lifeboat Bicentenary 1790-1990, large silver medal by the Royal Mint, 63mm, 152g, in Royal Mint case of issue.

£175

Lifeboat Bicentenary 1790-1990, large silver medal by the Royal Mint

Lifeboat Bicentenary 1790-1990, large silver medal by the Royal Mint

Lifeboat Bicentenary 1790-1990, large silver medal by the Royal Mint

SCOTTISH MEDALS

Including Jacobite-related

 

 

5883

James (III) Stuart, The Treaty of Ryswick 1697 & the Legitimacy of the Jacobite Succession to the British Throne, bronze medal by N Roettier, 45mm, scarce

£600

James (III) Stuart, The Treaty of Ryswick 1697 & the Legitimacy of the Jacobite Succession to the British Throne, bronze medal

James (III) Stuart, The Treaty of Ryswick 1697 & the Legitimacy of the Jacobite Succession to the British Throne, bronze medal

6259

Scotland, The Celtic Society, silver medal hallmarked 1826 (awarded 1839), 36mm, rare

£175

Scotland, The Celtic Society, silver medal

Scotland, The Celtic Society, silver medal

5972

Dumfries & Maxwelltown Observatory 1836, Founding Shareholder’s Admission Medal, numbered No.61, named to Mr R Menzies, white metal by T W Ingram, 38mm, extremely rare

£275

Dumfries & Maxwelltown Observatory 1836, Founding Shareholder’s Admission Medal

Dumfries & Maxwelltown Observatory 1836, Founding Shareholder’s Admission Medal

4971

Scotland, Calderhaugh Bowling Club 1862-1868, Dr Jaap’s Prize Medal, silver, 52mm

£65

Scotland, Calderhaugh Bowling medal 1862-68, silver

Scotland, Calderhaugh Bowling medal 1862-68, silver

 

 

6056

Scotland, Edinburgh Photographic Society, established 1861, silver prize medal by E W Thomson, awarded 1890, 48mm, rare

£150

Scotland, Edinburgh Photographic Society, established 1861, silver prize medal

Scotland, Edinburgh Photographic Society, established 1861, silver prize medal

4841

Scotland, Auchterderran (Fife), Ploughing Association, silver prize medal awarded 1914, 51mm

£75

Scotland, Auchterderran Ploughing medal 1914

Scotland, Auchterderran Ploughing medal 1914

 

 

 

 

IRISH MEDALS

 

 

 

 

5199

Ireland, The Irish Surplus Revenue Dispute 1753, bronze medal, 44mm, with integral suspension loop, ex O’Byrne collection, rare

£185

Ireland, The Irish Surplus Revenue Dispute 1753, bronze medal

Ireland, The Irish Surplus Revenue Dispute 1753, bronze medal, 44mm, with integral suspension loop, ex O’Byrne collection

 

5961

Ireland, Orange Order, pewter member’s medal circa 1850 by John Jones, 38mm, scarce

£95

Ireland, Orange Order, pewter member’s medal circa 1850

Ireland, Orange Order, pewter member’s medal circa 1850

6333

Ireland, Royal Dublin Society, School of Art, bronze prize medal circa 1870, by J Woodhouse, 54mm

£110

Ireland, Royal Dublin Society, School of Art, bronze prize medal circa 1870

Ireland, Royal Dublin Society, School of Art, bronze prize medal circa 1870

5969

Ireland, Ulster Unionist Demonstration 1892, bronze medal (once gilt) by Gibson, 38mm

£70

SOLD

Ireland, Ulster Unionist Demonstration 1892, bronze medal

Ireland, Ulster Unionist Demonstration 1892, bronze medal

 

 

WELSH MEDALS

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

6055

Wales, Rhuddlan Eisteddfod 1850, bronze medal by Allen & Moore for J Aronson, 64mm, rare

£250

Wales, Rhuddlan Eisteddfod 1850, bronze medal

Wales, Rhuddlan Eisteddfod 1850, bronze medal

6007

Royal Welsh Agricultural Society & Edward, Prince of Wales, silver prize medal awarded 1931, 45mm by Elkington, in case of issue. Scarce.

£110

Royal Welsh Agricultural Society & Edward, Prince of Wales, silver prize medal awarded 1931

Royal Welsh Agricultural Society & Edward, Prince of Wales, silver prize medal awarded 1931

5773

 

Prince Charles, Investiture as Prince of Wales 1969, set of four silver medals by John Pinches, 38mm, 32mm, 29mm, 24mm, in fitted case of issue

£90

Prince Charles, Investiture as Prince of Wales 1969, set of four silver medals by John PinchesPrince Charles, Investiture as Prince of Wales 1969, set of four silver medals by John Pinches

Prince Charles, Investiture as Prince of Wales 1969, set of four silver medals by John Pinches

 

 

 

 

 

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