HANOVER. Sir Joseph Banks, naturalist, botanist, and president of the Royal Society.
|282, Lot: 465. Estimate $150.
Sold for $280. This amount does not include the buyer’s fee.
1743-1820. Æ Medal (40mm, 34.15 g, 12h). By W. Wyon after T. Wyon Jr.
. Dated 1816. Rт HONвιє Sr J BANKS BARт K · G · C · B · P · R · S · &c ·, bare head right; 1816 below / IN GENIUS · AND SUBSTANTIAL LEARNING · HIGH :, an open book decorated with a garland and sheaf of wheat; forget-me-not below. BHM 911; Eimer 1088. EF, brown surfaces, a few light marks. Rare.