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11001435
Triton XXII, Lot: 1435. Estimate $500.
Sold for $500. This amount does not include the buyer’s fee.

HANOVER. temp. Victoria. 1837-1901. PB Medal in glass and bronze frame (113mm, 887.5 g). Removal of the Temple Bar from the City of London. By Foot & Tebay, after C.H. & J. Mabey. Dually dated 1672 and 1878. TEMPLE BAR : ERECTED 1672, DEMOLISHED 1878; THIS EFFIG OF IT WAS STRUCK FROM THE LEAD FORMERLY ON THE ROOF (monogram on shield), façade of the Temple Bar Gate; below, ribbon inscribed SIR C. WREN ARCHT. Set in bronze and glass border form with beaded central border. BHM 3051; Eimer 1658. EF. The rarest of the City of London medals.


From the J. Eric Engstrom Collection.