Medallions

Agricultural & Horticultural show medals, etc. from Ireland. Also includes political, educational (schools, colleges and universities) medals, prizes and awards.
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The Most Illustrious Order of St Patrick, breast star, with pierced silver rays and centre in gold and enamels, circa 1810-20, made or retailed by Willm. Gray, 13 New Bond Street, 88 x 81mm, extremely fine

Order of St Patrick, breast star, circa by Willm. Gray, 13 New Bond Street, 88 x

A medal awarded to Sir Ernest Shackleton - Royal Crown of Prussia, 1911

A medal awarded to Sir Ernest Shackleton - Royal Crown of Prussia, 1911

A medal awarded to Sir Ernest Shackleton - Polar Star of Sweden, 1909

A medal awarded to Sir Ernest Shackleton - Polar Star of Sweden, 1909

A medal awarded to Sir Ernest Shackleton - Royal Geographical Society of Antwerp Gold Medal, 1909

A medal awarded to Sir Ernest Shackleton - Royal Geographical Society of Antwerp Gold Medal, 1909

Veterinary College of Ireland, a silver award medal, unsigned, montage of shields in trilobe, rev. wreath, named (Awarded to F.W. Beattie for Junior Anatomy, Session 1938-39), hallmarked Dublin 1940, 51mm

Veterinary College of Ireland, a silver award medal, unsigned, montage of shields in trilobe, rev. wreath, named (Awarded to F.W. Beattie for Junior Anatomy, Session 1938-39), hallmarked Dublin 1940, 51mm

A medal awarded to Sir Ernest Shackleton - St Olaf of Norway, 1909

A medal awarded to Sir Ernest Shackleton - St Olaf of Norway, 1909

A medal awarded to Sir Ernest Shackleton - Dannebrog of Denmark, 1909

The stories behind polar explorer Sir Ernest Shackleton's medals, offered for sale at Christie’s in October

A medal awarded to Sir Ernest Shackleton - Boston Medal with bar

A medal awarded to Sir Ernest Shackleton - Boston Medal with bar

A medal awarded to Sir Ernest Shackleton - Royal Geographical Society Silver Medal, 1904

A medal awarded to Sir Ernest Shackleton - Royal Geographical Society Silver Medal, 1904

Inistioge & Thomastown Farming Society, a copper award medal by I. Parkes, named (To Mrs Flood, Floodhall, 1st Prize, for Ploughing in 1st Class, 1861)

Inistioge & Thomastown Farming Society, a copper award medal by I. Parkes, named (To Mrs Flood, Floodhall, 1st Prize, for Ploughing in 1st Class, 1861)

Rathdown and Rathdrum Agricultural Society, a silver award medal, unsigned, farm animals in foreground, buildings and trees behind, rev. legend, named (Class 106, 2nd Prize, won by John Bowers Esq, with Grey Mare, ‘Lady Ewing’, 1900), 44mm (cf. DNW M5, 1234). Brightly cleaned and with some rim knocks, otherwise about very fine

Rathdown and Rathdrum Agricultural Society, a silver award medal, unsigned, farm animals in foreground, buildings and trees behind, rev. legend, named (Class 106, 2nd Prize, won by John Bowers Esq, with Grey Mare, ‘Lady Ewing’, 1900), 44mm (cf. DNW M5, 1234). Brightly cleaned and with some rim knocks, otherwise about very fine

Baronet’s Badge, a magnificent double-sided badge in finely-worked 18 ct. gold and enamels by William Neale, London, 1842, of unconventional openwork form bearing the motto pro rege et patria and date 1612 on a blue-enamelled oval enclosing crowned shield bearing the red hand of Ulster, with highly elaborate scroll suspension and riband carrier, 72 x 44mm, virtually as made and of excellent workmanship

Baronet’s Badge, a magnificent double-sided badge in finely-worked 18 ct. gold and enamels by William Neale, London, 1842, of unconventional openwork form bearing the motto pro rege et patria and date 1612 on a blue-enamelled oval enclosing crowned shield bearing the red hand of Ulster, with highly elaborate scroll suspension and riband carrier, 72 x 44mm, virtually as made and of excellent workmanship

4th All-Ireland Industrial Conference, Galway, 1908, an oval bronze-gilt and enamel Foreign Delegates medal by West, maid of Erin harp dividing three shamrocks, rev. arms of Galway city, 66 x 45mm (cf. Trench, Irish Numismatics, Jan-Feb. 1976, pp.23-4). Extremely fine, attractive; with clip and ring for suspension

4th All-Ireland Industrial Conference, Galway, 1908, an oval bronze-gilt and enamel Foreign Delegates medal by West, maid of Erin harp dividing three shamrocks, rev. arms of Galway city, 66 x 45mm (cf. Trench, Irish Numismatics, Jan-Feb. 1976, pp.23-4). Extremely fine, attractive; with clip and ring for suspension

Royal Horticultural Society of Ireland, a silver award medal, unsigned, robed female with flowers overseeing putto holding branches, rev. legend and wreath, named (Awarded to Messrs. Hogg & Roberton, for collection of Gladiolus Sweet Pea & Annuals, Autumn Show, 1899), 41mm (cf. Baldwin FPL 1994, 43)

Royal Horticultural Society of Ireland, a silver award medal, unsigned, robed female with flowers overseeing putto holding branches, rev. legend and wreath, named (Awarded to Messrs. Hogg & Roberton, for collection of Gladiolus Sweet Pea & Annuals, Autumn Show, 1899), 41mm (cf. Baldwin FPL 1994, 43)

Royal College of Surgeons Ireland, Dr Mapother's Silver Prize Medal for Anatomy and Physiology, legend in and around wreath, rev. named (Cuthbert Fitzsimon, 1872), 51mm. Very fine

Royal College of Surgeons Ireland, Dr Mapother's Silver Prize Medal for Anatomy and Physiology, legend in and around wreath, rev. named (Cuthbert Fitzsimon, Very fine

Royal Agricultural Society of Ireland, a silver award medal by J. Woodhouse and Jones of Dublin, crowned harp, rev. wreath, named (Annual National Show Dublin 1867, To Mr John Grant, Love Lane, Bankside, London, for Portable Railway & Turntables, 1st Class), 51mm. Extremely fine and toned

Royal Agricultural Society of Ireland, a silver award medal by J. Woodhouse and Jones of Dublin, crowned harp, rev. wreath, named (Annual National Show Dublin 1867, To Mr John Grant, Love Lane, Bankside, London, for Portable Railway & Turntables, 1st Class), 51mm. Extremely fine and toned

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