Lot 342Entertainment George Frederick Handel Commemorative Bronze Medallion 1859...

Auction Date: 20/10/2015 at 10:30 am

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Entertainment George Frederick Handel Commemorative Bronze Medallion 1859 The Great Centenary Concerts at the Crystal Palace Obverse; Portrait Bust of Handel. Reverse; Laurel Wreath with legend “Centenary Commemoration Crystal Palace MDCCCLIX” (1859). Size 50mm, in good condition. Note: These were made for the Musicians involved, thus with the name of one of the musicians stamped on the edge. That year there was a series of concerts of Handel’s music with large orchestras, the huge choirs sometimes numbered over 4,000. In as new condition

Hammer Price: £140.00

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