John Rennie, engineer, his death, AE medal 1821

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John Rennie, engineer, his death, (1761-1821), AE medal 1821 (63.5mm.), by William Bain. Bare head l. Rev. within a wreath, his engineering projects listed. (BHM.1162). Virtually mint state. Ex Morton…
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John Rennie, engineer, his death, (1761-1821), AE medal 1821 (63.5mm.), by William Bain. Bare head l. Rev. within a wreath, his engineering projects listed. (BHM.1162). Virtually mint state.

Ex Morton and Eden (2 July 2015) lot 350 (part); Ex Glendining Auction (22 November 1989) lot 316 (part) and Ex O’Byrne collection, Christie’s (July, 1962).

The original drawing by George Rennie, used by Bain for the medal’s obverse, and a note relating to it, are illustrated by D. Fearon, Catalogue of British Commemorative Medals, 1984, pp.20-21.

Specification

Period 1761 - 1821
Date 1821
Medallion Group

Commemorative Medals

Medallion Category

Great Britain

Metal

Bronze

Size (mm)

63

References BHM.1162

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