Lot 260Crystal Palace ‘Handel’ Centenary Concert Medallion 1859 a...

Auction Date: 18/10/2016 at 10:30 am

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Crystal Palace ‘Handel’ Centenary Concert Medallion 1859 a commemorative bronze medallion given to a member of the orchestra or choir with their name struck in the rim 1859. Obverse; Portrait Bust of Handel. Reverse; Laurel Wreath with legend; “Centenary Commemoration Crystal Palace MDCCCLIX” (1859), ‘J.O Moyes Performer’ to the rim Note: There were that year a series of concerts of Handel’s music with large orchestras’, the huge choirs sometimes numbering over 4,000

Guide Price: £70.00 - £90.00

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