All Items : Traditional Collectibles : Numismatics : Medals : Pre 1940 item #1246088
Very nice named British Life Saving Medal. RLSS bar coincides with medal obverse that reads 'ROYAL LIFE SAVING SOCIETY ESTABLISHED 1891' and shows a sea rescue in process. The reverse reads 'AWARDED TO' and is engraved with the name 'M. S. COSSETT AUG 1926'. Around the edge of the obverse is Latin, probably the society slogan. The second bar is the date 1933, probably when the award was presented. Both bars are on the original ribbon which is usually long gone...
All Items : Traditional Collectibles : Numismatics : Medals : Pre 1930 item #1238339 (stock #3174b)
Anita S. Taub
$150.00
This original bronze medal for the Hartford Fire Insurance Company was issued in 1921 and commemorates the 111th anniversary of the company. The obverse has an image of the main office building, and the reverse has an airplane or bird's eye view of the home office grounds and athletic field. The medal measures 112 mm or 4" in diameter and weighs 306.4 g or 10.8 oz. The edge is marked with the maker Whitehead-Hoag. According to my research, the artist was Jonathan Swanson...
All Items : Traditional Collectibles : Numismatics : Medals : Pre 1920 item #1216619
A heavy ornate gold filled medal with a raised papal emblem marked Pius X Mind Body Spirit. The back is stamped "Gold Filled September 1905"... Measures 1-1/4" round weight 12.3grams.
All Items : Traditional Collectibles : Numismatics : Medals : Pre 1980 item #1131454 (stock #6686)
A vintage 1972 set of brass medallions from the ill-fated Munich, Germany 1972 Olympics. These Canadian Olympic Association medals measure 1-1/8 x 1-1/16" across and they have the Canadian Olympic logo on one side and all of the different sports pictograms on the other sides. They are in a fitted plush-lined box with gold stamping and a faux leather brown wrapped hardbody case...
All Items : Traditional Collectibles : Numismatics : Medals : Pre 1970 item #1064818
An octagonal miniature Japanese bronze, bell metal mirror. Relief decoration of phoenix, kirin, pheasants and other birds among cloud wisps and floral decoration. The mirror forms one of the three Imperial regalia of Japan (the other two being the sword and magatama bead.) A small four character mark appears along the edge (have been told it is an Imperial Japanese mint mark but have not confirmed this.) Probably a presentation medal or token of appreciation...
All Items : Traditional Collectibles : Numismatics : Medals : Pre 1900 item #977899 (stock #7717)
Silver Plated Shield Medal with 13 Stars and Stripes, c. 1876. Attributed to the Union League of Philadelphia. Nicely made wriggle work decoration. 3 inches x 1 3/4 inches.
All Items : Traditional Collectibles : Numismatics : Medals : Pre 1920 item #653581
A 'Dead Man's Penny' - commemorative medal presented to families of soldiers who died during the First World War.These commemorative medals were presented to the next-of-kin of the men and women who died in action in the Great War (1914-18). The medal was commonly known as the 'Dead Man's Penny'. The medal was made of brass and measured approximately four and a half inches in diameter. Most of the medals were manufactured at Woolwich arsenal (London)...
All Items : Traditional Collectibles : Numismatics : Medals : Pre 1930 item #361999 (stock #5374)
Gilt Bronze Delegate Medal to Annual Fireman's Convention, 1935. Showing the Capitol Building with a fire hat dangling from the medal. Perfect condition. 2 1/8 inches x 1 7/8 inches.
All Items : Traditional Collectibles : Numismatics : Medals : Pre 1930 item #361997 (stock #5373)
American Gilt Bronze Fireman's Medal of Manor Hall, erected 1682. The medal is circa 1935. Made by C.G. Braxmar, 10 Maiden Lane, New York City. With a Phoenix rising out of flames at the top and other fireman's symbols. 3 inches x 2 1/8 inches.