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BRITISH MEDALS UPDATED 30th JANUARY 2022

 

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
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BRITISH MEDALS ARRANGED BY DATE

 

 

 

 

6046

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

SOLD

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

 

 

5304

Anne, the Battle of Almenara 1710, bronze medal by J Croker , 48mm

£125

Anne, the Battle of Almenara 1710, bronze medal

Anne, the Battle of Almenara 1710, bronze medal

6043

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

£75

Cumberland,  Mining token, John Curwen 1735-1737

Cumberland,  Mining token, John Curwen 1735-1737

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

 

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

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

6459

London Institution Established 1807, bronze subscription ticket, No.338, by W Wyon, 43mm

£50

London Institution Established 1807, bronze subscription ticket, No.338, by W Wyon

London Institution Established 1807, bronze subscription ticket, No.338, by W Wyon

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 Memberís Medal named to Sir John Tobin, by T Wyon, 38mm, rare

£175

Liverpool Royal Institution, silver Memberís Medal named to Sir John Tobin

Liverpool Royal Institution, silver Memberís 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

 

 

6478

Queen Caroline (wife of George IV), Withdrawal of the Divorce Bill, bronze medal by G Mills, 55mm, rare

£250

SOLD

Queen Caroline (wife of George IV), Withdrawal of the Divorce Bill, bronze medal

Queen Caroline (wife of George IV), Withdrawal of the Divorce Bill, bronze 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

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

SOLD

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

6391

Royal Horticulture Society 1836, silver-gilt prize medal (awarded 1914) by W Wyon, 55mm

£95

SOLD

Royal Horticulture Society 1836, silver-gilt prize medal (awarded 1914) by W Wyon

Royal Horticulture Society 1836, silver-gilt prize medal (awarded 1914) by W Wyon

6312

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

£95

Birmingham, Handsworth, St Jamesís church, Foundation stone laid 1838, bronze medal

Birmingham, Handsworth, St Jamesís church, Foundation stone laid 1838, bronze medal

6265

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

SOLD

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

5704

Great Britain / Egypt, Mehmet Ali Pasha, The Overland Route to India Preserved 1840, bronze medal by AJ Stothard (1842), 58mm, very rare

£1250

Great Britain / Egypt, Mehmet Ali Pasha, The Overland Route to India Preserved 1840, bronze medal

Great Britain / Egypt, Mehmet Ali Pasha, The Overland Route to India Preserved 1840, bronze medal

6288

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

£85

SOLD

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

6460

Great Exhibition, Crystal Palace 1851, large white metal medal by T Ottley, 74mm, rare

£150

Great Exhibition, Crystal Palace 1851, large white metal medal

Great Exhibition, Crystal Palace 1851, large white metal medal

6461

Great Exhibition, Crystal Palace 1851 white metal medal by Allen & Moore, 51mm, rare

£75

SOLD

Great Exhibition, Crystal Palace 1851 white metal medal

Great Exhibition, Crystal Palace 1851 white metal medal

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, bronze, by LC Wyon

London, South Kensington International Exhibition 1862, Jurors prize medal, bronze, by LC Wyon

6397

London, Kensington International Exhibition 1862, white metal medal by T Ottley, 54mm, rare

£110

SOLD

London, Kensington International Exhibition 1862, white metal medal

London, Kensington International Exhibition 1862, white metal medal

6398A

London, Kensington International Exhibition 1862, white metal medal by A Bovy & M Massonnet, 50mm, scarce

£50

London, Kensington International Exhibition 1862, white metal medal

London, Kensington International Exhibition 1862, white metal medal

6411

Reform League, bronze medal 1865, by Joseph Moore, 44mm

£50

SOLD

Reform League, bronze medal 1865, by Joseph Moore

Reform League, bronze medal 1865, by Joseph Moore

6475

Belgian Volunteers, Visit to England 1867, silver medal with blue ribbon, 30x22mm, rare

£50

Belgian Volunteers, Visit to England 1867, silver medal

Belgian Volunteers, Visit to England 1867, silver medal

6414

National Temperance League Festival, Band of Hope Union Choir 1872, white metal medal, 38mm, Extremely rare

£50

National Temperance League Festival, Band of Hope Union Choir 1872, white metal medal

National Temperance League Festival, Band of Hope Union Choir 1872, white metal 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

6397A

Worcestershire, Upton-on-Severn, Industrial Exhibition 1876, bronze medal by WJ Taylor, 48mm, rare

£150

Worcestershire, Upton-on-Severn, Industrial Exhibition 1876

Worcestershire, Upton-on-Severn, Industrial Exhibition 1876

6188

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

£65

Derby, St Lukeís Sunday School, white metal medal 1881

Derby, St Lukeís 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

6401

London, Kensington, International Fisheries Exhibition 1883, bronze medal, 45mm

£65

SOLD

London, Kensington, International Fisheries Exhibition 1883, bronze medal

London, Kensington, International Fisheries Exhibition 1883, bronze medal

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

6398

Liverpool, International Exhibition 1886, Navigation Travelling, Commerce & Manufacturers, bronze medal by Elkington, 51mm

£75

SOLD

Liverpool, International Exhibition 1886, Navigation Travelling, Commerce &  Manufacturers, bronze medal

Liverpool, International Exhibition 1886, Navigation Travelling, Commerce &  Manufacturers, bronze medal

6399

London, Colonial & Indian Exhibition 1886, bronze medal by LC Wyon, 52mm

£75

London, Colonial & Indian Exhibition 1886, bronze medal by LC Wyon

London, Colonial & Indian Exhibition 1886, bronze medal by LC Wyon

6491

London, Colonial & Indian Exhibition 1886, bronze medal by LC Wyon, 52mm

£50

London, Colonial & Indian Exhibition 1886, bronze medal by LC Wyon

London, Colonial & Indian Exhibition 1886, bronze medal by LC Wyon

6418

Victoria, Golden Jubilee 1887, large bronze medal by J Carter, 65mm

£175

Victoria, Golden Jubilee 1887, large bronze medal

Victoria, Golden Jubilee 1887, large bronze medal

6410

London, Crufts Dog Show, bronze-gilt prize medal circa 1890, 44mm, rare

£85

SOLD

London, Crufts Dog Show, bronze-gilt prize medal circa 1890

London, Crufts Dog Show, bronze-gilt prize medal circa 1890

6455

Victoria, Diamond Jubilee 1897, large gilt white metal medal by Frank Bowcher, 76mm

£65

SOLD

Victoria, Diamond Jubilee 1897, large gilt white metal medal

Victoria, Diamond Jubilee 1897, large gilt white metal medal

6466

South African (Boer) War, Memorial medal 1900, bronze, by Emil Fuchs , 70mm

£135

SOLD

South African (Boer) War, Memorial medal 1900, bronze, by Emil Fuchs

South African (Boer) War, Memorial medal 1900, bronze, by Emil Fuchs

6420

Boer War, Peace 1900, bronze medal by Fenwick, 38mm

£110

SOLD

Boer War, Peace 1900, bronze medal by Fenwick

Boer War, Peace 1900, bronze medal by Fenwick

6437

Edward VII, Coronation 1902, a cased set of four medals by T Pope & Co., each 45mm, in silvered bronze, bronze, silvered white metal and white metal, in fitted case of issue. Very rare as a set.(4)

SOLD

Edward VII, Coronation 1902, a cased set of four medals by T Pope & CoEdward VII, Coronation 1902, a cased set of four medals by T Pope & Co

Edward VII, Coronation 1902, a cased set of four medals by T Pope & CoEdward VII, Coronation 1902, a cased set of four medals by T Pope & Co

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

 

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

6496

Elizabeth II, 25th Anniversary of her Coronation 1978, large silver-gilt medal by Michael Rizello, 58mm, in Royal Mint case of issue.

£65

SOLD

lizabeth II, 25th Anniversary of her Coronation 1978, large silver-gilt medal by Michael Rizello

lizabeth II, 25th Anniversary of her Coronation 1978, large silver-gilt medal by Michael Rizello

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

SOLD

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 Shareholderís 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 Shareholderís Admission Medal

Dumfries & Maxwelltown Observatory 1836, Founding Shareholderís Admission Medal

4971

Scotland, Calderhaugh Bowling Club 1862-1868, Dr Jaapís Prize Medal, silver, 52mm

SOLD

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

SOLD

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

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

6400

Scotland, Edinburgh International Exhibition 1886, white metal medal, 44mm, rare

SOLD

Scotland, Edinburgh International Exhibition 1886, white metal medal

Scotland, Edinburgh International Exhibition 1886, white metal 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 OíByrne 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 OíByrne collection

 

5961

Ireland, Orange Order, pewter memberís medal circa 1850 by John Jones, 38mm, scarce

£95

Ireland, Orange Order, pewter memberís medal circa 1850

Ireland, Orange Order, pewter memberís 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

6406

Ireland, Royal Hibernian Academy of Arts, bronze prize medal (awarded 1875), by J Woodhouse, 64mm, scarce

£250

Ireland, Royal Hibernian Academy of Arts, bronze prize medal

Ireland, Royal Hibernian Academy of Arts, bronze prize medal

 

 

WELSH MEDALS

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

6055

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

SOLD

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

SOLD

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

 

 

 

 

CHANNEL ISLANDS MEDALS

 

 

6454

 

Alderney, Visit of Queen Elizabeth II 1978, gold medal, 9ct, 5.1g, 22mm

£95

Alderney, Visit of Queen Elizabeth II 1978, gold medal

Alderney, Visit of Queen Elizabeth II 1978, gold medal

 

 

 

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