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[W.B. Yeats]--Medals
FOUR MEDALS AND ONE BADGE, COMPRISING:
American Entry into the Great War, April 6 1917, silver medallion by Theodore Spicer-Simson for Gorham, New York, 31mm, with suspension loop and multi-coloured riband, in box of issue and with a printed descriptive note endorsed ‘Compliments of American Committee for Devastated France, Sent by Rose Quinn’--Royal Dublin Society 1731-1931, Member’s lapel badge in gilt-bronze and enamel, reverse engraved W.B. Yeats, 22.5 x 29mm--Tailteann Games, 1924, bronze medal by P. Quinn & Co., Dublin, reverse engraved council, 51mm, in fitted case of issue--Haldane Medal, in bronze, by Percy Metcalfe for the Royal Mint (1925), with Haldane’s portrait on obverse and reverse legend the institute of public administration founded 1922, 63.5mm, obverse with slight verdigris--together with an uninscribed and unsigned German cast bronze portrait medal of Goethe with standing figures of a man and woman on reverse, 85mm, in its presentation case with legend ‘Dank der Stadt Frankfurt a. M.’
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Yeats: The Family Collection

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