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CNG 111, Lot: 1152. Estimate $300.
Sold for $1100. This amount does not include the buyer’s fee.

HANOVER. Victoria. 1837-1901. AR Medal (79mm, 162.00 g, 12h). Diamond Jubilee issue. By F, Bowcher for Spink & Son, London . Dated 1897 (in Roman numerals). VICTORIA · DEI · GRA : BRITT : REGINA · FID : DEF : IND : IMP, crowned and laureate bust left; (FB) on truncation of bust; to left, IN COMMEMO-/RATIONEM/ANNI REGNI in five lines; to right, LX over oak branch / Royal coat-of-arms of the United Kingdom; radiate τHE BRIτISH EmPIRE and A.D. 1897 below; in exergue, four clasped hand, each emanating from a cardinal point; PEACE LOVE AND UNION around; all within circular border, set on pellet with floral design flanking; in two rows around, 55 shields, each inscribed with a territory (including the United Kingdom) within the British Empire; SPINK & SON LONDON in exergue. Edge: SOLID SILVER. W&E 3475A; BHM 3511; Eimer 1816. UNC, attractively toned, light hairlines and a few small marks on obverse. In case.

From the G. W. K. Roberts Collection.