CHURCHILL MEMORIAL MEDALS – SET OF 2 – 1965

Posted on Oct 4, 2012

Winston Churchill Memorial Medals
Set of 2 gold medals in original presentation case

By Leslie E. Pinches United Kingdom
Emitted by John Pinches (Medalists) Ltd., London
Struck by John Pinches (Medalists) Ltd., London

Engstrom

39C 51mm .916 gold 105 grms. (3.40 oz.) No. 286 of 500
39D 38mm .916 gold 44 grms. (1.425 oz.) No. 286 of 1000

Obverse:
Bust of Churchill facing slightly to the left, after the Karsh photographic portrait of 1941.
Legend: Winston Churchill left field 1874 Right field 1965 Truncation: L.E. Pinches (incuse)
Reverse:
Churchill family arms: a shield quartering the arms of Churchill with those of Spencer.
The dexter crest is of Churchill and the sinister crest of Spencer. The motto on the scroll
is Fiel Pero Desdichado (Faithful Though Unfortunate). The Garter appears around the shield.

The red leather case is damaged but the medals are very good.

Estimated value: $8,000

 

2 Winston Churchill Memorial Medals, 1965

2 Winston Churchill Memorial Medals, 1965

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