100390 | GREAT BRITAIN. Canterbury bronze Medal.
100390 | GREAT BRITAIN. Canterbury bronze Medal. Issued circa 1841-1850. Canterbury Cathedral (51mm, 58.23 g, 12h). By J. Davis & H. Ward.
View of the cathedral in perspective; in three lines in exergue, CANTERBURY CATHEDRAL / WITH THE NORTH WESTERN / NEW TOWER / THE CHOIR OF CANTERBURY CATHEDRAL, ornate perspective interior view of the choir. Edge: Plain.
BHM 2375. Gem Mint State. Rich chocolate brown surfaces, with a radiating undelrying luster and brilliance; a few light spots on the obverse are noted for completeness. Rather scarce, especially in this exceptional condition.
Reminiscent of Wiener's series of Cathedral medals, J. Davis produced some attractive architectural types for various English houses of worship, paralleling the series.
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