Best of British Collectables. A Very Rare Large Bronze Cased Medal Archbishop of Canterbury Ceremony. Very Rare Bronze Medallion within a case, designed during the Archbishopric of George Carey to celebrate the 1400. Year of St Augustines journey from Rome to Canterbury, including a reference to Iona of St Columba. These medals were presented to the clergy and other parties who attended the service at Canterbury Cathedral, only produced for the service. An Archbishop of Canterbury is the senior Bishop and principle leader of the Church of England, the symbolic head of the world wide Anglican communion and the Diocesan Bishop of the Diocese of Canterbury. Carey was the 103. Inline which goes back more than 1400 years to the Augustine of Canterbury, the apostles to the English sent from Rome. The medal is made in bronze and superbly struck. To the front of the dark blue leatherette box is the Arms of the diocese of Canterbury, the inside has padded blue velvet lining with cream silk liner to the top carrying the makers stamp the Bronze is produced by Richard Fox. I have never seen one on the open market in the past 25 years Very Rare Bronze Religious Medallion. Medal and box is in superb condition, box in full working order, please view photos to judge for yourself stunning detailed throughout. Maybe a gift for someone special, birthdays, christenings, all occasions, for your own collection maybe. Or pieces of historic. This item is in the category “Coins\Historical Medals/Medallions\British\20th Century”. The seller is “churchillantiques” and is located in this country: GB. This item can be shipped worldwide.
- Country of Origin: Great Britain
- Country/Region of Manufacture: United Kingdom
- Region: British
- Time Period: 20th Century
- Composition: Bronze