101440 | GREAT BRITAIN. Cambridge Chancellors boxed set (2) of bronze Medals.

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    101440  |  GREAT BRITAIN. Installation of the Chancellors of Cambridge University boxed set (2) of bronze Medals. Issued 1842 & 1847. Commemorating the Duke of Northumberland and H. R. H. Prince Albert.

     

    (1): The Duke of Northumberland, Sir Hugh Percy. Issued 1842 (44mm, 38.69 g, 12h). PRINCEPS ILLUSTRISS: HUGO PERCY NORTHUMB: DUX ACAD: CANTAB: CANCEL • 1842 •, bust right, wearing Collar chain and ermine mantle / Interior view of the Senate House; above, Victory flying left, head facing, holding wreath and palm frond; in four lines in exergue, DEUM TIMETO: REGEM HONORATO: / VIRTUTEM COLITO: / DISCIPLINIS BONIS / OPERAM DATO. Edge: Plain.

     

    BHM 2056. Gem Mint State. Glossy chestnut brown color with great lustrous brilliance.

     

    (2): H. R. H., Prince Albert. Issued 1847 (44mm, 39.58 g, 12h). PRINCEPS CELSISSIMUS ALBERTUS ACAD: CANTAB: CANCELL / 1847, draped bust left, wearing academicals / Interior view of the Senate House; above, Victory flying left, head facing, holding wreath and palm frond; in four lines in exergue, DEUM TIMETO: REGEM HONORATO: / VIRTUTEM COLITO: / DISCIPLINIS BONIS / OPERAM DATO. Edge: Plain.

     

    BHM 2261. Gem Mint State. Glossy chestnut brown color with great lustrous brilliance.

     

    Includes original box of issue by "Peters & Sons, Watch Makers & Jewellers, St. Mary's St., Cambridge," and embossed "TOUT DOIT / E. D. C. / 1847" on the top; the interior red felt is adorned with six floral scrolls. Very rare and highly attractive.