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Please consult the References page for numismatic references.

FOREIGN MEDALS UPDATED 7th AUGUST 2017

Please click the reference number of any medal 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 by country in English alphabetical order, and then by date.

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4527

 

Algeria, Abd el-Kader (or Abd al-Qadir), Resistance leader, bronze medal 1845, by A Bovy, 58mm

£195

Algeria Abd el-Kader medal 1845

Algeria Abd el-Kader medal 1845

3023

 

Belgium, Medicine, Colonel Dr Paul Derache, Great War army doctor, laudatory bronze medal 1929 by A Bonnetain, 60mm

SOLD

Belgium, Medicine, Colonel Dr Paul Derache, Great War army doctor, laudatory bronze medal

Belgium, Medicine, Colonel Dr Paul Derache, Great War army doctor, laudatory bronze medal

4845

 

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

£95

Great War, Menin Memorial Gate medal

4968

 

Belgium, Great War, Allied Veterans’ Federation, 16th Congress 1935, large bronze medal by Godefroid Devreese, 75mm

£50

Belgium, Great War, Allied Veterans Federation, Congress medal 1935

Belgium, Great War, Allied Veterans Federation, Congress medal 1935

5050

 

Egypt, Porphyrios II, Archbishop of Sinai, 50th Anniversary 1921, bronze medal 68mm, excessively rare

£350

RESERVED

Egypt, Porphyrios II, Archbishop of Sinai, medal 1921

Egypt, Porphyrios II, Archbishop of Sinai, medal 1921

3287

France, Christine Marie of France, Duchess of Savoy, bronze medal (1635) by Guillaume Dupré, an aftercast circa late 18th century, 54mm

£55

Christina Marie of France by Guillaume Dupré, bronze medal

Christina Marie of France by Guillaume Dupré, bronze medal

2963

France, Louis XV, the Infanta enters Paris 1722, bronze medal by J Duvivier & J Le Blanc, 41mm

£65

Louis XV, the Infanta enters Paris 1722, bronze medal by J Duvivier

Louis XV, the Infanta enters Paris 1722, bronze medal by J Duvivier

2962

France, Louis XV, Coming of Age 1723, bronze medal by J Du Vivier & J C Roettier, 41mm

£70

Louis XV Coming of Age 1723, bronze medal

Louis XV Coming of Age 1723, bronze medal

4418

France, Louis XV, The Royal Hunt 1725, bronze medal by J Du Vivier, 41mm

£75

France, Louis XV, The Royal Hunt 1725, bronze medal by J Du Vivier

France, Louis XV, The Royal Hunt 1725, bronze medal by J Du Vivier

4964

France/ Italy, Napoleon, Capture of Vienna and Pressburg 1805, bronze medal by L Manfredini, 42mm

SOLD

Napoleon Capture of Vienna 1805 medal Manfedini

Napoleon Capture of Vienna 1805 medal Manfedini

4724

France, Napoleon, The Battle of Jena 1806, bronze medal by Galle, 41mm

£350

Napoleon Battle of Jena 1806, bronze medal Galle

Napoleon Battle of Jena 1806, bronze medal Galle

4720

France, Napoleon, Nice to Rome road opened 1807, bronze medal by Gayrard, 41mm

£195

Napoleon Nice to Rome 1807 medal

Napoleon Nice to Rome 1807 medal

4420

France/ Austria, the visit of Francis I of Austria to the Paris Mint 1814, bronze medal by Gayrard, 41mm

£60

France/ Austria, the visit of Francis I of Austria to the Paris Mint 1814, bronze medal by Gayrard

France/ Austria, the visit of Francis I of Austria to the Paris Mint 1814, bronze medal by Gayrard

4508

France / USA, General Lafayette, American Tour 1824, bronze medal by Francois Caunois, 46mm

£65

France / USA, General Lafayette, American Tour 1824, bronze medal by Francois Caunois

France / USA, General Lafayette, American Tour 1824, bronze medal by Francois Caunois

4506

France, Inauguration of the Arc de Triomphe 1836, bronze medal by Montagny, 52mm

SOLD

Arc de Triomphe inauguration medal 1836

Arc de Triomphe inauguration medal 1836

4203

France, Lyon Animal Protection Society 1854, silver medal, 39mm, scarce

£65

Lyon Animal Protection Society 1854, silver medal

Lyon Animal Protection Society 1854, silver medal

2967

France, Paris International Exposition 1867, gilt-lead medal by Labouche, 51mm, scarce

£95

France, Paris International Exposition 1867, gilt-lead mosque medal by Labouche

France, Paris International Exposition 1867, gilt-lead mosque medal by Labouche

4948

France, Pas-de-Calais, Departmental Prize Medal 1874, bronze, by Gayrard, 50mm, in shagreen case of issue

SOLD

Pas-de-Calais bronze departmental prize medal 1874

Pas-de-Calais bronze departmental prize medal 1874

4296

France, Funeral of President Carnot 1894, bronze plaquette medal, by Oscar Roty, 57x81mm

SOLD

FRance, President Carnot Funeral 1894, medal by Roty

FRance, President Carnot Funeral 1894, medal by Roty

4985

France, Alliance Française (1898), bronze medal by Daniel Dupuis, 68mm

£95

Alliance Francaise, Daniel Dupuis medal 1898

Alliance Francaise, Daniel Dupuis medal 1898

4986

France, “Orphée" (Orpheus), bronze art prize medal (1899), by Marie-Alexandre Coudray, 68mm

£80

Orphée/ Orpheus, Coudray medal 1899

Orphée/ Orpheus, Coudray medal 1899

2543

 

France, Joan of Arc (Jeanne d’Arc), laudatory medal 1899, bronze, by Daniel Dupuis, 67 x 41mm

£65

Joan of Arc (Jeanne d’Arc), laudatory medal 1899, bronze, by Daniel Dupuis,

Joan of Arc (Jeanne d’Arc), laudatory medal 1899, bronze, by Daniel Dupuis,

4926

France, “Le Nid” (The Nest), silver medal 1899, by Daniel Dupuis, 37x66mm, in case of issue

£150

Le Nid 1899, Daniel Dupuis, silver medal

Le Nid 1899, Daniel Dupuis, silver medal

4520

France, Napoleon II, ‘L’Aiglon’ badge 1900, silvered-bronze, sold at performance of L'Aiglon play in Paris, 35x34mm

£55

Napoleon II, ‘L’Aiglon’ badge 1900, silvered-bronze medal

Napoleon II, ‘L’Aiglon’ badge 1900, silvered-bronze

4947

France, Paris Exposition 1900, bronze-gilt medal by J-C Chaplain, 64mm, extremely rare as a gilt medal

£195

Paris Exposition 1900 Chaplain medal

Paris Exposition 1900 Chaplain medal

5131

France, Japanese Horticulture, bronze medal circa 1900, by Adolphe Rivet, 40mm, in fitted case of issue, scarce

SOLD

France, Japanese horticulture medal c,1900, Rivet

France, Japanese horticulture medal c,1900, Rivet

4192

France, La Peinture (Painting), bronze medal 1901, by Maurice Charpentier-Mio, 52 x 40mm

£95

La Peinture (Painting), bronze medal 1901, by Maurice Charpentier-Mio

La Peinture (Painting), bronze medal 1901, by Maurice Charpentier-Mio

4205

France, Commercial & Industrial Republican Committee to The City of London International & Commercial Association, bronze medal 1903, by Lucien Coudray, 54mm. rare

£65

Lucien Coudray bronze medal

Lucien Coudray bronze medal

4514

France, “Poésie” (1907), bronze plaquette medal by Frédéric-Charles Vernon, in fitted case of issue

£75

Poésie, bronze medal by Vernon

Poésie, bronze medal by Vernon

4513

France, “La Musique” (1909), bronze plaquette medal by Genevieve Granger, 67x43mm

£75

France, La Musique, bronze medal by Granger

France, La Musique, bronze medal by Granger

4941

France, “Danseuse” (Dancer) plaquette after Henri Dropsy, circa 1912, uniface brass, 93x92mm

£110

France, Danseuse, Dropsy medal

4969

France, World’s Dancing Championships 1922, uniface gilt-bronze plaquette, 50x66mm, in fitted case of issue

£50

France, World's Dancing Championships 1922 medal

4631

France, “Télégraphie sans Fil” (Wireless) 1927, bronze medal by Paul-Marcel Dammann, 68mm

£350

France "Télégraphie sans Fil" 1927, medal by Dammann

France "Télégraphie sans Fil" 1927, medal by Dammann

5077

France, Great War, Monument to the Overseas Fallen at Marseille, bronze rectangular medal by Gustave Martin, 69x42mm, in fitted case of issue, very rare

£225

Great War, Marseille Monument to the Armée de l'Orient, médaille 1931

4927

France, Scholastic Prize Medal (awarded 1934), silver-gilt by Pierre-Alexandre Morlon, 59mm, in plush case of issue, scarce and attractive

£150

Médaille Prix Scholaire, Morlon

France, rare gilt scholastic prize medal, Morlon

4305

France, Concours Agricole (Agricultural show), bronze medal for Breeding by Pierre-Alexandre Morlon (1937), 65x57mm

£50

France, Concours Agricole, by Morlon, medal

France, Concours Agricole, by Morlon, medal

3376

France, “La Savoyarde” (the Savoy woman), bronze medal (1939) by C-M Fauvre-Bertin, 59 x 47mm

£45

“La Savoyarde” (the Savoy woman), bronze medal (1939)

“La Savoyarde” (the Savoy woman), bronze medal (1939)

4257

France, Marshal Pétain 1941, bronze medal by Pierre Turin, 68mm

£250

France, Pétain medal 1941, Turin

France, Pétain medal 1941, Turin

5166

France, Carréga at the Monnaie de Paris (Paris Mint) 1983, bronze medal, 76x76mm

£65

Nicholas Carrega medal 1983 Monnaie de Paris

Nicholas Carrega medal 1983 Monnaie de Paris

4657

Hungary, Bohemia, Prague Recaptured 1744, gilt bronze medal after John Kirk, 43mm

£45

Hungary, Bohemia, Prague Recaptured 1744, medal

Hungary, Bohemia, Prague Recaptured 1744, medal

4854

Germany, Bremen 1640, silver medal by Johann Blum, an 18th or 19th century cast, 54mm

£70

Germany, Bremen medal dated 1640, silver

Germany, Bremen medal dated 1640, silver

5139

Germany/ Great Britain, Prince Frederick elected Bishop of Osnabrück 1764, silver medal by Thomas Pingo, 43mm, scarce

£120

Osnabuck, Prince Frederick as Bishop 1764, medal

Osnabuck, Prince Frederick as Bishop 1764, medal

4885

Germany / Great Britain, Visit of Kaiser Wilhelm II to the City of London 1891, large bronze medal by Elkington, 80mm

£350

Kaiser Bill's visit to London 1891, bronze medal

Kaiser Bill's visit to London 1891, bronze medal

4469

Isma’ili, Shah Karim al-Hussaini, Aga Khan IV (1957- ), silver medal, 1967, commemorating the 10th anniversary of his Imamat, 33mm, in Royal Mint case of issue, scarce

£50

Aga Khan medal

Aga Khan medal

2751

Italy, Philiberta of Savoy wife of Giuliani de Medici, large cast and chased bronze medal by Antonio Selvi, early 18th Century, 79mm

£110

Italy, Philiberta of Savoy wife of Giuliani de Medici, large cast and chased bronze medal by Antonio Selvi

Italy, Philiberta of Savoy wife of Giuliani de Medici, large cast and chased bronze medal by Antonio Selvi

4803

Italy, Francis I of Austria, visit to Milan 1815, bronze medal by G Vassallo & L Manfredini, 42mm

£95

Francis I of Austria, visit to Milan 1815, medal

Francis I of Austria, visit to Milan 1815, medal

4381

Italy, Andrea Appiani, painter, Memorial Erected 1826, bronze medal by L Manfredini, 43mm

£95

Andrea Appiani memorial 1826, Manfedini medal

Andrea Appiani memorial 1826, Manfedini medal

5053

Italy, Great Britain/ Sardinia, Visit of Victor Emmanuel II to the City of London 1855, from the Corporation of the City of London series (350 struck), large bronze medal by B Wyon, 76mm

£325

Sardinia, visit of Victor Emmanuel II to London1855, bronze

Sardinia, visit of Victor Emmanuel II to London1855, bronze

4908

Mexico, Cuixmala Ecological Reserve, silver Friends Medal 1969, by Fattorini, 60mm, in fitted case of issue, scarce

£75

Mexico, Cuixmala Ecology Medal 1969, silver

Mexico, Cuixmala Ecology Medal 1969, silver

4421

Netherlands, Zeeland, Middelburg, Command of the Seas 1603, bronze medal or jeton, 31mm

£95

Netherlands, Zeeland, Middelburg, Command of the Seas 1603, bronze

Netherlands, Zeeland, Middelburg, Command of the Seas 1603, bronze

4354

Netherlands, capture of Bois-le-Duc (‘s-Hertogenbosch) by Frederick Henry of Orange fron the Spanish 1629, bronze medal 32mm

£75

Netherlands, capture of Bois-le-Duc (‘s-Hertogenbosch) by Frederick Henry of Orange fron the Spanish 1629

Netherlands, capture of Bois-le-Duc (‘s-Hertogenbosch) by Frederick Henry of Orange fron the Spanish 1629

4700

Netherlands, Peace & Commercial Treaty with Great Britain and France 1662, copper jeton, 35mm

£110

Netherlands, Treaty with Britain & France 1662, jeton

Netherlands, Treaty with Britain & France 1662, jeton

4887

Netherlands, The Restoration of Breda to the House of Orange 1737, silver medal 27mm, rare

£350

Netherlands, Breda restored to House of Orange 1737, medal

Netherlands, Breda restored to House of Orange 1737, medal

4769

Netherlands, William IV Proclaimed Hereditary Stadtholder of the United Provinces 1747, bronze medal by J Dassier, 54mm

£195

Netherlands, William IV Stadtholder 1747, medal

Netherlands, William IV Stadtholder 1747, medal

3322

 

Netherlands, Middelburg, Exhibition of Cookers, silver-gilt prize medal 1884 by Hart, 46mm

£45

Netherlands, Middelburg, Exhibition of Cookers, silver-gilt prize medal 1884

Netherlands, Middelburg, Exhibition of Cookers, silver-gilt prize medal 1884

3321

 

Netherlands, Middelburg, Exhibition of Cookers, silver-gilt prize medal 1884 by Hart, 46mm

£45

Netherlands, Middelburg, Exhibition of Cookers, silver-gilt prize medal 1884

Netherlands, Middelburg, Exhibition of Cookers, silver-gilt prize medal 1884

4852

Peru, Trans-Andean Water Tunnel Completed 1962, bronze medal by Huguenin, 60mm, scarce

£95

Peru, Andes Water Tunnel 1962, medal

Peru, Andes Water Tunnel 1962, medal

5048

Romania, Carol I, Agriculture & Industry Exhibition medal (1881), silver, 58mm, by Wilhelm Kullrich

£150

Romania, Carol I, Exhibition medal 1881, silver

Romania, Carol I, Exhibition medal 1881, silver

4807

Russia, Peter the Great (1682-1725), the Battle of Poltava 1709, white metal medal, a late 18th century copy by Samuel Yudin, 65mm

£275

Russia, Peter the Great, Battle of Poltava 1709, medal

Russia, Peter the Great, Battle of Poltava 1709, medal

4884

Russia / Great Britain, Visit of Tsar Alexander II to the City of London 1874, large bronze medal by Charles Wiener, 77mm

£525

Russia, Tsar Alexander II London vist 1874, Wiener medal

Russia, Tsar Alexander II London vist 1874, Wiener medal

5027

Russia / Great Britain, Visit of Tsar Alexander II to the City of London 1874, large bronze medal by Charles Wiener, 77mm, in plush original case of issue

£650

Russia, Tsar Alexander II London vist 1874, Wiener medal

Russia, Tsar Alexander II London vist 1874, Wiener medal

4770

Switzerland, Geneva, Evangelical Reformation 1749, bronze medal by J-A Dassier, 68mm

£350

Switzerland, Geneva, Reformation 1749 medal by Dassier

Switzerland, Geneva, Reformation 1749 medal by Dassier

4842

Switzerland, Solothurn Shooting Medal 1890, bronze, by H Bovy, 45mm, in case of issue, rare

£275

Switzerland, Solothurn Shooting Medal 1890 by Bovy

Switzerland, Solothurn Shooting Medal 1890 by Bovy

4508

USA/France, General Lafayette, American Tour 1824, bronze medal by Francois Caunois, 46mm

£65

France / USA, General Lafayette, American Tour 1824, bronze medal by Francois Caunois

France / USA, General Lafayette, American Tour 1824, bronze medal by Francois Caunois

4984

USA, death of Rev. Henry Ward Beecher 1887, slavery abolitionist and lover of women, bronze medal by HA Phillips, 76mm, scarce

£125

Henrt Ward Beecher medal 1997

Henrt Ward Beecher medal 1997

4848

USA, Portland, Oregon, United States National Bank 1929, bronze medal by Avard Fairbanks, 70mm

£95

Portland (Oregon), United States National Bank, 1929 medal by Fairbanks

Portland (Oregon), United States National Bank, 1929 medal by Fairbanks

4525

USA, Society of Medallists, "Fame & Glory" 1933 , large bronze medal by Carl Paul Jennewein, 72mm

£85

USA, Society of Medallists, 'Fame & Glory" 1933 by Jennewein

USA, Society of Medallists, 'Fame & Glory" 1933 by Jennewein

5047

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

£550

Feliks Topolski gold Medal of Honor 1955, International Fine Arts Council

Feliks Topolski gold Medal of Honor 1955, International Fine Arts Council

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