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Please consult the References page for numismatic references.

FOREIGN MEDALS UPDATED 24th AUGUST 2021

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

4527

 

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

£175

Algeria Abd el-Kader medal 1845

Algeria Abd el-Kader medal 1845

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

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

4845

 

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

£75

Great War, Menin Memorial Gate medal

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

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

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

6138

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

£95

France, Louis XVI, 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

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, Dropsy medal

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

4631

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

£295

France "Télégraphie sans Fil" 1927, medal by Dammann

France "Télégraphie sans Fil" 1927, medal by Dammann

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

5077

France, Great War, Monument to the Overseas Fallen at Marseille, bronze rectangular medal circa 1930 by Gustave Martin, 69x42mm, in fitted case of issue, very rare

£150

France, Great War, Monument to the Overseas Fallen at Marseille, bronze rectangular medal

France, Great War, Monument to the Overseas Fallen at Marseille, bronze rectangular 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

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

6107

Italy, Trieste Riding School, modern silver prize medal by Ugo Cara for L Janesigh, 70mm

£70

taly, Trieste Riding School, modern silver prize medal by Ugo Cara for L Janesigh

taly, Trieste Riding School, modern silver prize medal by Ugo Cara for L Janesigh

4887

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

£295

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

£175

Netherlands, William IV Stadtholder 1747, medal

Netherlands, William IV Stadtholder 1747, 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

5525

New Zealand, Dunedin, New Zealand Exhibition 1865, large bronze medal by Joseph Wyon, just 87 medals struck, 64mm. Very rare.

£1295

New Zealand, Dunedin, New Zealand Exhibition 1865, large bronze medal by Joseph Wyon

New Zealand, Dunedin, New Zealand Exhibition 1865, large bronze medal by Joseph Wyon

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

£55

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

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

5048

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

£135

Romania, Carol I, Exhibition medal 1881, silver

Romania, Carol I, Exhibition medal 1881, silver

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

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

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

£850

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

£85

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

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

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

£350

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

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

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

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