101282 | GREAT BRITAIN. Tynemouth. N.E. Coast Exhibition silver Award Medal.

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    101282 | GREAT BRITAIN. Tynemouth. North East Coast Exhibition silver Award Medal. Issued 1882 for the expo held 6 September–14 October (51mm, 62.26 g, 12h). By Reid & Sons in Newcastle upon Tyne.

     

    • NORTH EAST COAST EXHIBITION • / PRIZE – 1882 – MEDAL, Neptune/Poseidon, holding wreath and trident, in sea carriage being drawn left by two hippocampi; coastline and ship in background / NAVAL / ARCHITECTURE / MARINE / ENGINEERING / FISHERY LIFE SAVING / AND COAST LIGHTING / APPLIANCES ETC / TYNEMOUTH in eight lines; all within combined land and sea wreath comprised of shells, coral, grains, dolphins, and anchor. Edge: Plain.

     

    BHM –; Eimer –. Choice Mint State. Darkly toned, with some great mirrored brilliance in the fields and subtle iridescence; a few light hairlines are noted for completeness. Very rare and a highly attractive maritime type.

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