Florence Nightingale 1820-1910 200th Anniversary Guernsey £5 proof coin
A limited edition £5 proof coin, issued by the States of Guernsey, to commemorate the 200th anniversary of the birth of Florence Nightingale.In plated cuprous-nickel the coin is encased in a protective case which is then contained in it's own fully lined box.The face has an image of Florence Nightingale holding her lamp, from her time serving in the Crimean War.the reverse side has the head of ... read more
Royal Victoria Infirmary,Newcastle on Tyne. Nurses Silver 1911 Coronation commemorative Medal
A rare silver commemorative medal awarded to nurses at the Royal Victoria Infirmary Newcastle on Tyne to celebrate the coronation of King George V and Queen Mary on June 23rd 1911.This one of approximately 126 such medals which were presented to the nursing staff at the Infirmary by a generous benefactor at the time of the coronation.The St Cuthbert cross is of plain silver and is engraved on t... read more
Florence Nightingale,Crimea Commemorative Medallion
An original base metal medallion ,circa 1856, by John Pinches London.This was produced to celebrate the service of Florence Nightingale during the Crimean war and was one of many similar commemorative wares. The medal bears an image of the young Florence Nightingale reading to one side.To the other side is an image of the Nightingale jewel which was given to her as a gift from Prince Albert and... read more
The London Hospital,Silver Governors Medal
A large and heavy cased silver medal by Spink & Son Ltd from the London Hospital. One side features a relief of the original Hospital buildings from a 1753 engraving.Below this is engraved F M Kemball Governor 1970-1974.The reverse features the arms of the Hospital and The London Hospital.Height 57mm Marked on the rim Silver .In its original fitted wooden case with velvet and silver lining, m... read more
Edith Cavell,Heavy brass Memorial Plaque
An Original Commemorative Bronze Plaque for Edith Cavell,the British nurse who was shot in Belgium in 1915.The plaque measures 135mm by 185mm and is heavy weighing in at nearly 1kg.It features an image of Miss Cavell in uniform,beneath which it reads;Nurse Cavell Shot by the Germans at Brussels on October 12th 1915.This is one of a number of commemorative souvenirs which were produced at the ti... read more
Westminster Hospital, 150th Anniversary Medal
A large and heavy brass medal issued to commemorate the 150th anniversary .The medal features a image of the original Hospital building in 1734 and the names Patrick Cockburn, Henry Hoare, Robert Witham and William Wogan who founded the Hospital in 1716. The reverse bears the arms of the Hospital and Westminster Hospital 250th Anniversary 1716-1966.Height 52mm Condition is good with its origina... read more
Silver Proof 2015 £5 Commemorative Coin,Edith Cavell
A rare Royal Mail cased proof limited edition £5 coin, issued in 2015,commemorating the centenary of nurse Edith Cavell's execution.In it's original case with slip cover and certificate, it is numbered 178 from an edition of only 500.The face bears an image of the Nurse read more
Guy's Hospital London, Sisters Long Service Medal.
A Rare Long Service Medal for a serving Sister at Guy's Hospital London.Known affectionately as the Tea Pot Stand due to it's large size.It is based upon an original silver badge worn by Nursing Sisters at Guy's in the early 19th Century.This replica was awarded to Sisters in the 20th century after they had successfully served three years.
The large and heavy Pewter coloured disc depicts... read more
Edith Cavell,Heavy Brass Memorial Plaque
An Original Commemorative Brass Plaque for Edith Cavell,the British nurse who was shot in Belgium in 1915.The plaque measures 135mm by 185mm and is heavy weighing in at nearly 1kg.It features an image of Miss Cavell in uniform,beneath which it reads;Nurse Cavell Shot by the Germans at Brussels on October 12th 1915.This is one of a number of commemorative souvenirs which were produced at the ti... read more
Florence Nightingale Medallion,John Pinches circa 1856
A white base metal medallion by John Pinches of London,celebrating Florence Nightingale following the Crimean War.
The obverse of this medal depicts a half-length figure of Florence reading a book, within a beaded oval frame. On either side are sprays of roses, thistles and shamrocks. The reverse carries an oval badge flanked by palm sprays and bearing the words: 'BLESSED ARE THE MERCIFU... read more