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Lot 1632

Sale 121   Aust. Historical Medals

CAPTAIN JAMES COOK, memorial medal (1784) in silver (43mm) by L.Pingo for the Royal Society (MH 374; BHM 258). Attractively toned, nearly uncirculated and rare.

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Estimate $2,000
SOLD $2,200

Lot 1633

Sale 121   Aust. Historical Medals

CAPTAIN JAMES COOK, memorial medal (1784) in bronze (43mm) by L.Pingo for the Royal Society (MH 374; BHM 758). Practically mint state, attractive brown patina, ...

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Estimate $800
SOLD $740

Lot 1634

Sale 121   Aust. Historical Medals

VOYAGE OF THE COQUILLE, 1822, in bronze (51mm) by Andrieu, struck to commemorate the voyage around the world by the Coquille commanded by the Lieut ...

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Estimate $1,200

Lot 1635

Sale 121   Aust. Historical Medals

GEORGE IV, HBMS, Adventure and Beagle, 1827 and 1828, both in brass (26mm) (MH 579; BHM 1262). Planchet crack on second medal, extremely fine. (2)

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Estimate $350
SOLD $300

Lot 1636

Sale 121   Aust. Historical Medals

CONVICT TOKEN, a George III cartwheel penny partly shaved smooth and with a centre part hole on both sides and on the reverse is a ...

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Estimate $120
SOLD $300

Lot 1637

Sale 121   Aust. Historical Medals

CONVICT TOKEN, a George III 1797 cartwheel penny, the obverse with a cross through the portrait of George III, the reverse is shaved smooth and ...

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Estimate $9,000

Lot 1638

Sale 121   Aust. Historical Medals

CONVICT LOVE TOKEN, (on a cartwheel penny?), obverse, engraved 'Elizabeth Taylor/to/Charles Taylor/God bless you my/Dear', reverse, engraved 'A token of Love/to/My dear Husband/1827' between the ...

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Estimate $5,000
SOLD $6,000

Lot 1639

Sale 121   Aust. Historical Medals

CONVICT LOVE TOKEN, on British 1797 penny blank, obverse inscribed 'Heny./Chaplin/forget me/Not' reverse inscribed with the numbers 1843 in the hemispheres and 'Liberty/Is/Sweet'. Very fine ...

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Estimate $2,000
SOLD $1,700

Lot 1640

Sale 121   Aust. Historical Medals

CONVICT LOVE TOKEN, in bronze (34mm), a George III penny 1807 with the reverse shaved smooth and stipple engraved, 'R.W.Cook/1832/Forget me Not'. Fine - very ...

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Estimate $500

Lot 1641

Sale 121   Aust. Historical Medals

CONVICT TOKEN, Great Britain cartwheel penny, 1797 with reverse removed and impressed, 'J.MASON', small hole at top for suspension. Coin poor, impression extremely fine.

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Estimate $150
SOLD $280

Lot 1642

Sale 121   Aust. Historical Medals

CONVICT TOKEN, a shaved down silver disc (25mm), possibly a shilling, obverse, at the left is a lady leaning forward onto a fouled anchor and ...

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Estimate $4,500
SOLD $4,000

Lot 1643

Sale 121   Aust. Historical Medals

NEW SOUTH WALES MEDAL FOR CAPTURING BUSHRANGERS, 1851, in silver (38mm) by J.C.Thornthwaite, obverse, coronetted head of Queen Victoria left, J.C.T. on truncation, inscription around ...

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Estimate $70,000
SOLD $56,000

Lot 1644

Sale 121   Aust. Historical Medals

CESSATION OF TRANSPORTATION, 1853, in white metal (58mm) (C.1853/2), by Royal Mint, London. Short, thin scratch on reverse, otherwise nearly extremely fine with some mint ...

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Estimate $400
SOLD $300

Lot 1645

Sale 121   Aust. Historical Medals

PORT PHILLIP FARMERS SOCIETY, instituted 1848, in gold (22ct, 37.8g, 38.5mm), inscribed on reverse, 'Wheat/1st Prize/awarded to/Mr T. Smith/Bacchus Marsh/1859'. Edge knocks on obverse at ...

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Estimate $5,000
SOLD $5,000

Lot 1646

Sale 121   Aust. Historical Medals

NATIONAL SHIPWRECK RELIEF SOCIETY OF N.S.W. Bronze Medal, reverse inscribed, 'Awarded/To/James Graham/For An Act Of/Bravery/16th Oct. 1877.', in case. Some toning on case lid lining, ...

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Estimate $2,500
SOLD $2,600

Lot 1647

Sale 121   Aust. Historical Medals

FIRST INTERNATIONAL EXHIBITION, New South Wales, 1879, in white metal (38.5mm) (C.1879/7), by Evan Jones, Sydney. Holed at top, small X mark at left on ...

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Estimate $100
SOLD $90

Lot 1648

Sale 121   Aust. Historical Medals

N.S.W. Rifle Association, International Match Won By Scotland, 1887, in gold (15ct; 13.5g; 26mm), with scroll suspender and neck ribbon, obverse, a version of the ...

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Estimate $800
SOLD $600

Lot 1649

Sale 121   Aust. Historical Medals

GAWLER AGRICULTURAL HORTICULTURAL & FLORICULTURAL SOCIETY S.A., (1887), in silvered bronze (47mm) (A&C.p284), by Stokes & Martin, Melbourne, reverse inscribed, 'Awarded/To/E.Dawkins', edge impressed, 'For 3 ...

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Estimate $150
SOLD $220

Lot 1650

Sale 121   Aust. Historical Medals

CENTENNIAL INTERNATIONAL EXHIBITION, Melbourne, 1888, in silver (51mm) impressed around edge 'The Harbours and Rivers Department'. Edge nicks, nearly extremely fine.

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Estimate $250

Lot 1651

Sale 121   Aust. Historical Medals

EXHIBITION OF WOMEN'S INDUSTRIES, Sydney, 1888, in silver (39mm) (C.1888/14), by Amor, Sydney. Some hairlines, otherwise nicely toned and extremely fine.

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Estimate $100
SOLD $80

Lot 1652

Sale 121   Aust. Historical Medals

ABORIGINAL BREAST PLATE, 1800s, crescent shaped in brass (approx 15x12cm), holed at each end for chain suspension, engraved at left side with an image of ...

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Estimate $3,500
SOLD $5,400

Lot 1653

Sale 121   Aust. Historical Medals

GENERAL BOOTH'S VISIT TO AUSTRALIA, 1891, in gilt (22mm) (C.1891/1, recorded in bronze only), ring top suspension; Sydney Harbour Bridge/James Cook, Baker, Paddington, 1932, in ...

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Estimate $100

Lot 1654

Sale 121   Aust. Historical Medals

REWARD FOB TO A POLICE CONSTABLE, in gold (15ct; approx 11.0g; 30x37mm), by W.Kerr, handcrafted cross with central wreath around overlaid initials, 'AR', with fancy ...

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Estimate $800
SOLD $500

Lot 1655

Sale 121   Aust. Historical Medals

TRADE PLATE, late 19th century, appears to be a lock-plate for fitting to a safe, features Royal arms above the trade name of George Dyke's, ...

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Estimate $100
SOLD $60

Lot 1656

Sale 121   Aust. Historical Medals

HANDCRAFTED GOLD FOB, (30mm, 15ct, 11.8g) with loop mount, inscribed on obverse 'Reception Committee Brisbane May 1901' and on reverse 'Visit of H.R.H. Duke of ...

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Estimate $500
SOLD $1,300

Lot 1657

Sale 121   Aust. Historical Medals

ROYAL SHIPWRECK RELIEF & HUMANE SOCIETY OF N.S.W. Bronze Medal, reverse inscribed to, 'Wm.E.Phillips/For Saving Life/Sydney Harbour/23 Sept.1903', in case of issue by Elkington & ...

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Estimate $2,500
SOLD $2,600

Lot 1658

Sale 121   Aust. Historical Medals

SCHOOL PRIZE MEDAL, handcrafted in 9ct gold (5.28g; 25x31mm), by C.E.A., with suspension loop, obverse inscribed, '1903' on top scroll and 'AJC' in shield, reverse ...

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Estimate $120
SOLD $140

Lot 1659

Sale 121   Aust. Historical Medals

N.S.W. Rifle Club's Union, prize fob in silver (24x30mm), no maker, ring top suspension, reverse inscribed, 'N.S.W./Rifle Club's Union/C Grade/Won By/Randwick & Coogee/1903-4/D.Yates. Toned, good ...

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Estimate $80
SOLD $60

Lot 1660

Sale 121   Aust. Historical Medals

TASMANIAN CENTENARY, 1903, Cape Raol, in silver (19mm) (C.1903/4). Nearly fine.

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Estimate $150

Lot 1661

Sale 121   Aust. Historical Medals

BRITISH EDUCATION AWARD TO AUSTRALIAN, Board of Education for Proficiency in Science, (1907), in bronze (38mm), edge inscribed, 'Samuel T.Farnsworth Applied Mechanics. 1907.', with Board ...

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Estimate $100