Birmingham,Foundation of Christchurch
Birmingham, Foundation of Christchurch, bronze medal, 1805, by T. Webb, draped bust of George 111 right with legend around, rev. view of the church, (THE FIRST CORNERSTONE OF CHRISTCHURCH LAID IN THE PRESENCE OF GEORGE 111, THE SUPPORT, DEFENDER AND GLORY OF THE FAITH/ BIRMINGHAM 22 AUGUST 1805), 42 mm, (BHM. 601). Minor marks, otherwise about extremely fine. £75.00
The Gentleman's Magazine records an illustration of this medal which was circulated at the opening ceremony. A gold example was presented to George 111.
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