BRITISH MEDALS
    In common with many (most?) other European nations, Britain has been, for several centuries, fond of striking commemorative medals for any reason or none.

GBM1) GREAT BRITAIN, 48mm bronze, bust L, GEORGIUS III D G MAGN BRIT FR ET HIB REX / flame on altar, radiant eye in triangle above, REGE INCOLUMI LAETUS, A SICARIO SERVATUS MAI XV MDCCC, preservation of king from assassination, by Kuchler, struck by Boulton, edge bumps, F $39.50 sold
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GBM4) GREAT BRITAIN, 34mm silver, 16.7g, bust L, GEORGIUS IIII D G BRITANNIARUM REX F D, E.P. below bust / nike L crowning George std L while Poseidon, Athena, & Minerva(?) stg R observe, PROPRIO IAM JURE ANIMO PATERNO, INAUGURATUS DIE JULII XIX ANNO MDCCCXXI, edge bumps, light gold & rainbow toning, AU $200.00 sold 3/10/2009
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GBM2) GREAT BRITAIN, 33mm bronze, bust R, WILLIAM THE FOURTH CROWNED SEP: 8 1831. / bust R, ADELAIDE QUEEN CONSORT... by Wyon, AU-Unc $72.00 sold
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GBM5) GREAT BRITAIN, 45mm white metal, bust L, GEORGE IV ASCENDED THE BRITISH THRONE JAN 29 1820 IN THE 58TH YEAR OF HIS AGE / crown over GR IV, wreath of national plants below, CORONATION AT WESTMINSTER JULY 19 1821, I think this is later 19th c., don't know why, few edge bumps, XF $21.00 sold 5/17/2010
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GBM9) GREAT BRITAIN, 39mm white  metal, holed & looped, head L, THOMAS WILDE...NEWARK EMANCIPATED MR SERJT WILDE ELECTED BY THE NOBLE EXERTIONS OF THE 599 BLUE PLUMPERS MAY 3RD 1831, VF $21.00 sold 6/4/2008
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GBM7)GREAT BRITAIN, 54mm white metal, holed for loop, 3 allegorical figures stg holding scroll, another with trumpet floating R above, THE SPLENDOUR OF THE THRONE... 1832 / ...REFORM BILL..., few light spots, nick, XF $44.00
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GBM6) GREAT BRITAIN, 41mm white metal, long bust reading book L, FLORENCE NIGHTINGALE, in beaded oval, flowers around / shield, ribbon below on which CRIMEA, AS A MARK OF ESTEEM AND GRATITUDE FOR HER DEVOTION TO THE QUEEN'S BRAVE SOLDIERS, undated, by Pinches, dent, edge bumps, F $35.00 sold 2/12/2014
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GBM8) GREAT BRITAIN, 55mm silver, 82g, old bust L, VICTORIA ANNVM REGNI SEXAGESIMVM FELICITER CALVDIT XX INV.MDCCCXCVII / young head L, LONGITVDO DIERVM IN DEXTRA EIVS ET IN SINISTRA GLORIA 1837, 60th anniversary of reign, 1897, original case, rainbow toned Unc $255.00 sold
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GREAT BRITAIN, 45mm white metal, undated (19th c.),  REWARD FOR MERIT in wreath / PRIZE FOR SCIENCE engraved, ornate border of filleted roses, high relief, XF $26.00
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