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Please consult the References page for numismatic references.

FOREIGN MEDALS UPDATED 30th JANUARY 2022

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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5476

 

Algeria, French Algeria, the Defence of Mazagran 1840, bronze-gilt medal by Caqué, 51mm, rare

£295

Algeria, French Algeria, the Defence of Mazagran 1840, bronze-gilt medal

Algeria, French Algeria, the Defence of Mazagran 1840, bronze-gilt medal

4229

 

Austrian Netherlands, Charles de Cobenzl (Karl von Kobenzl), Knight of the Golden Fleece 1759, bronze medal by J Roettier, 34mm

£55

Austrian Netherlands, Charles de Cobenzl (Karl von Kobenzl), Knight of the Golden Fleece 1759, bronze medal

Austrian Netherlands, Charles de Cobenzl (Karl von Kobenzl), Knight of the Golden Fleece 1759, bronze medal

6198

 

Belgium, Railway Inauguration Verviers to Aix la Chapelle (Aachen) 1843, large bronze medal by Hart, 73mm

£250

Belgium, Railway Inauguration Verviers to Aix la Chapelle (Aachen) 1843, large bronze medal

Belgium, Railway Inauguration Verviers to Aix la Chapelle (Aachen) 1843, large bronze medal

6475

 

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

£50

Belgium, Belgian Volunteers, Visit to England 1867, silver medal

Belgium, Belgian Volunteers, Visit to England 1867, silver medal

6468

 

Belgium, Antwerp Chamber of Commerce, Celebration of Belgium’s Acquisition of the Belgian Congo from Leopold II, bronze medal 1909 by J Baetes, 60mm, rare

£75

Belgium, Antwerp Chamber of Commerce, Celebration of Belgium’s Acquisition of the Belgian Congo from Leopold II, bronze medal 1909

Belgium, Antwerp Chamber of Commerce, Celebration of Belgium’s Acquisition of the Belgian Congo from Leopold II, bronze medal 1909

6092

 

Belgium, Great War, uniface Artist’s Proof (Epreuve d’Artiste) for a soldier medal circa 1918, bronze, by Pierre de Soete, 93mm approx., rare

£125

Belgium, Great War, uniface Artist’s Proof (Epreuve d’Artiste) for a soldier medal circa 1918, bronze, by Pierre de Soete

Belgium, Great War, uniface Artist’s Proof (Epreuve d’Artiste) for a soldier medal circa 1918, bronze, by Pierre de Soete

6093

 

Belgium, Great War, Albert I, ‘Au Roi Soldat’ (‘To the Soldier King’), uniface bronze medal 1918 by Georges Petit, 69x80mm approx., rare

£95

Belgium, Great War, Albert I, ‘Au Roi Soldat’ (‘To the Soldier King’), uniface bronze medal 1918

Belgium, Great War, Albert I, ‘Au Roi Soldat’ (‘To the Soldier King’), uniface bronze medal 1918

5704

 

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

£1250

Belgium, Antwerp Chamber of Commerce, Celebration of Belgium’s Acquisition of the Belgian Congo from Leopold II, bronze medal 1909

Belgium, Antwerp Chamber of Commerce, Celebration of Belgium’s Acquisition of the Belgian Congo from Leopold II, bronze medal 1909

6059

France, Lorraine, Leopold I, Construction of New Roads 1727, bronze medal by F de St Urbain, 63mm

£195

France, Lorraine, Leopold I, Construction of New Roads 1727, bronze medal

France, Lorraine, Leopold I, Construction of New Roads 1727, bronze medal

6477

France, Maurice de Saxe, death 1750, white metal medal by D Kam, 56mm, scarce

£95

RESERVED

France, Maurice de Saxe, death 1750, white metal medal

France, Maurice de Saxe, death 1750, white metal medal

6495

France, Louis XV, Flanders and Wallonia, octagonal silver jeton 1769, 33mm, by B Duvivier

£55

SOLD

rance, Louis XV, Flanders and Wallonia, octagonal silver jeton 1769, 33mm, by B Duvivier

rance, Louis XV, Flanders and Wallonia, octagonal silver jeton 1769, 33mm, by B Duvivier

6138

France, Louis XVI, uniface lead plaque circa 1800, formerly bronzed, 66x86mm, rare and unusual

£95

France, Louis XVI, uniface lead plaque circa 1800,

6063

France, Paris to Strasbourg Railway completed 1854, bronze medal by A Bovy, 69mm

£350

France, Paris to Strasbourg Railway completed 1854, bronze medal

France, Paris to Strasbourg Railway completed 1854, bronze medal

6457

France, Association Francaise Pour L’Avancement des Sciences, silvered bronze medal 1872 by Oscar Roty, awarded 1937 to British author and geographer Osbert John Radcliffe Howarth (1877-1954), 68mm

£65

France, Association Francaise Pour L’Avancement des Sciences, silvered bronze medal 1872 by Oscar Roty

France, Association Francaise Pour L’Avancement des Sciences, silvered bronze medal 1872 by Oscar Roty

6472

France, Napoleon III, Paris, Exposition Universelle (World’s Fair) 1867, bronze medal by H Ponscarme, 51mm, with original box.

SOLD

France, Napoleon III, Paris, Exposition Universelle (World’s Fair) 1867, bronze medal by H Ponscarm

France, Napoleon III, Paris, Exposition Universelle (World’s Fair) 1867, bronze medal by H Ponscarm

6467

France, Pas de Calais silver-gilt prize medal circa 1900, by Daniel Dupuis and Caqué, 51mm

£95

France, Pas de Calais silver-gilt prize medal circa 1900, by Daniel Dupuis and Caqué

France, Pas de Calais silver-gilt prize medal circa 1900, by Daniel Dupuis

5797

France, "Aviation", bronze medal (1912), by Françoise Montagny, 68mm

£85

France, "Aviation", bronze medal (1912), by Françoise Montagny

France, "Aviation", bronze medal (1912), by Françoise Montagny

4941

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

£95

France, “Danseuse” (Dancer) plaquette after Henri Dropsy, circa 1912

5944

France / Great Britain, Great War, a pair of bronze medals awarded to RSM FW Wyatt RE, 2nd September 1916, 45mm and 50mm

£70

France / Great Britain, Great War, a pair  of bronze medals awarded to RSM FW Wyatt RE, 2nd September 1916

France / Great Britain, Great War, a pair  of bronze medals awarded to RSM FW Wyatt RE, 2nd September 1916

5897

France, “Tendresse”, uniface square repoussé by H Dropsy, issued by La Gerbe d'Or, Paris (1923), 42 x 42mm (82 x 82mm), scarce

£65

France, “Tendresse”, uniface square repoussé by H Dropsy, issued by La Gerbe d'Or

France, “Tendresse”, uniface square repoussé by H Dropsy, issued by La Gerbe d'Or

6340

France, Fondation Carnegie, bronze plaque medal awarded 1927, by Louis Dejean, 53x81mm, rare

£225

rance, Fondation Carnegie, bronze plaque medal awarded 1927, by Louis Dejean

rance, Fondation Carnegie, bronze plaque medal awarded 1927, by Louis Dejean

6476

France / Great Britain, Pierre Leone Ghezzi, large bronze medal 1978, by Ronald Searle, 87mm, rare

£95

France / Great Britain, Pierre Leone Ghezzi, large bronze medal 1978, by Ronald Searle, 87mm

France / Great Britain, Pierre Leone Ghezzi, large bronze medal 1978, by Ronald Searle, 87mm

6396

India, Calacutta International Exhibition 1883-1884, silver medal, 51mm, in case of issue

£175

SOLD

India, Calacutta International Exhibition 1883-1884, silver medal

India, Calacutta International Exhibition 1883-1884, silver medal

5950

India, Punjab, Northwest Frontier Province & Kashmir, Industrial & Agricultural Exhibition 1909-1910, bronze medal for M Minck, 43mm

£75

India, Punjab, Northwest Frontier Province & Kashmir, Industrial &  Agricultural Exhibition 1909-1910, bronze medal

India, Punjab, Northwest Frontier Province & Kashmir, Industrial &  Agricultural Exhibition 1909-1910, bronze medal

6494

Italy, Giannello della Torre, a 19th century uniface bronzed electrotype after the medal by Iacopo da Trezzo (1548), 80mm

£95

Italy, Giannello della Torre, a 19th century uniface bronzed electrotype after the medal by Iacopo da Trezzo (1548)

4973

Italy, Florence, Dante (c.1265-1321), Poet, mid-19th century tourist souvenir plaque, 128x91mm

£85

Italy, Florence, Dante (c.1265-1321), Poet, mid-19th century tourist souvenir plaque

4887

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

£295

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

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

4769

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

£175

Netherlands, William IV Proclaimed Hereditary Stadtholder of the United Provinces 1747, bronze medal

Netherlands, William IV Proclaimed Hereditary Stadtholder of the United Provinces 1747, bronze medal

4855

Netherlands, William VI, Restoration 1813, silver medal, 30mm

£75

Netherlands, William VI, Restoration 1813, silver medal

Netherlands, William VI, Restoration 1813, silver medal

5257

Netherlands, Napoleon Bonaparte, Exile on St Helena 1815, brass satirical medalet, 27mm, scarce

£75

Netherlands, Napoleon Bonaparte, Exile on St Helena 1815, brass satirical medalet

Netherlands, Napoleon Bonaparte, Exile on St Helena 1815, brass satirical medalet

4852

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

£75

Peru, Andes Water Tunnel 1962, medal

Peru, Andes Water Tunnel 1962, medal

6150

Poland, Stanislaus Augustus, Coronation 1764, bronze medal by Thomas Pingo, 33mm

SOLD

Poland, Stanislaus Augustus, Coronation 1764, bronze medal by Thomas Pingo

Poland, Stanislaus Augustus, Coronation 1764, bronze medal by Thomas Pingo

5731

Romania, Mihai Viteazul (1593-1601), bronze commemorative medal (1905) for the Romanian Numismatic Society, 50mm

£135

Romania, Mihai Viteazul (1593-1601), bronze commemorative medal

Romania, Mihai Viteazul (1593-1601), bronze commemorative medal

5732

Romania, Petru Schiopul (1574-1577), bronze commemorative medal (1909) for the Romanian Numismatic Society, 50mm

£135

Romania, Petru Schiopul (1574-1577), bronze commemorative medal

Romania, Petru Schiopul (1574-1577), bronze commemorative medal

6347

South Africa, Port Elizabeth silver prize medal, awarded 1889, 45mm, scarce

£95

South Africa, Port Elizabeth silver prize meda

South Africa, Port Elizabeth silver prize meda

5622

Spain, Moroccan War 1859-60, Leopoldo O’Donnell, Duke of Tetuan and Spanish commander-in-chief 1860, white metal medal of Irish interest, by Pomar, 54mm, extremely rare

£65

ain, Moroccan War 1859-60, Leopoldo O’Donnell, Duke of Tetuan and Spanish commander-in-chief 1860, white metal medal of Irish interest

ain, Moroccan War 1859-60, Leopoldo O’Donnell, Duke of Tetuan and Spanish commander-in-chief 1860, white metal medal of Irish interest

6068

Sweden, Count Admiral Baltzar Bogislaus von Platen, 50th Anniversary of the Gotha Canal 1882, bronze medal by L Ahlborn, 52mm

£85

Sweden, Count Admiral Baltzar Bogislaus von Platen, 50th Anniversary of the Gotha Canal 1882, bronze medal

Sweden, Count Admiral Baltzar Bogislaus von Platen, 50th Anniversary of the Gotha Canal 1882, bronze medal

6354

Sweden, Admiral F W von Otter, 50 Years Naval Service 1900, bronze medal by A Lindberg, 50mm

£75

Sweden, Admiral F W von Otter, 50 Years Naval Service 1900, bronze medal

Sweden, Admiral F W von Otter, 50 Years Naval Service 1900, bronze medal

4770

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

£265

Switzerland, Geneva, Evangelical Reformation 1749, bronze medal

Switzerland, Geneva, Evangelical Reformation 1749, bronze medal

6438

Switzerland, Geneva Shooting Medal 1882, bronze, by C Richard, 43mm, scarce

£125

Switzerland, Geneva Shooting Medal 1882, bronze

Switzerland, Geneva Shooting Medal 1882, bronze

4842

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

£250

Switzerland, Solothurn Shooting Medal 1890, bronze

Switzerland, Solothurn Shooting Medal 1890, bronze

6439

Switzerland, St Gallen, Ebnat-Kappel Shooting Medal 1891, bronze, by H Bovy, 45mm, scarce

£125

Switzerland, St Gallen, Ebnat-Kappel Shooting Medal 1891, bronze

Switzerland, St Gallen, Ebnat-Kappel Shooting Medal 1891, bronze

5816

Turkey / Egypt, Mehemet Ali, Ottoman Governor of Egypt, laudatory bronze medal 1840, by E Rogat, 51mm, very rare

£1250

Turkey / Egypt, Mehemet Ali, Ottoman Governor of Egypt, laudatory bronze medal

Turkey / Egypt, Mehemet Ali, Ottoman Governor of Egypt, laudatory bronze medal

5730

Turkey, Istanbul, Hagia Sofia restored by Adbul Medjid 1849 (medal struck 1864), bronze medal by J Wiener & G Fossati, 60mm, rare

SOLD

Turkey, Istanbul, Hagia Sofia restored by Adbul Medjid 1849 (medal struck 1864)

Turkey, Istanbul, Hagia Sofia restored by Adbul Medjid 1849 (medal struck 1864)

5176

USA, James Oliver, ‘Chilled Plow’ advertising watch fob, steel, by Whitehead & Hoag circa 1900, 39x39mm approx., scarce

£65

USA, James Oliver, ‘Chilled Plow’ advertising watch fob, steel, by Whitehead &  Hoag

USA, James Oliver, ‘Chilled Plow’ advertising watch fob, steel, by Whitehead &  Hoag

4848

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

SOLD

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

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

4654

Vatican,Paul V, Erection of column before Santa Maria Maggiore 1614, bronze medal by G A Moro, 37mm

£50

Vatican,Paul V, Erection of column before Santa Maria Maggiore 1614, bronze medal

Vatican,Paul V, Erection of column before Santa Maria Maggiore 1614, bronze medal

4647

Vatican, Pius VII, visit to Perugia 1805, bronze medal, 39mm

£65

Vatican, Pius VII, visit to Perugia 1805, bronze medal

Vatican, Pius VII, visit to Perugia 1805, bronze medal

6471

Vatican, Leo XIII, Lateran cloisters restored, silver medal by F Bianchi, 44mm, with suspension loop

£65

SOLD

Vatican, Leo XIII, Lateran cloisters restored, silver medal by F Bianchi

Vatican, Leo XIII, Lateran cloisters restored, silver medal by F Bianchi

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