A George III silver Medal for the Loyal Independent Livery.
A George III silver Presentation Stewards’ Medal for the ‘Loyal Independent Livery of London’, Burwash and Sibley, London 1810.
The Morning Post of May 23rd 1810 carried an account of the Dinner of the Loyal and Independent Livery Dinner at the London Tavery in Bishopsgate Street. The Company, apparently, consisted of ‘about 700 persons’ who were accommodated by Messrs. Hale in the Grand room and the adjoining room. ‘Every precaution was taken by the Stewards to prevent the intrusion of improper persons.’ The full page article gives details of the various toasts, songs and speeches in defence of the Constitution.
See: The Montague Guest Collection of medals at the British Museum for an Anniversary Dinner medal for Robt Burchall Esq. one of the stewards of the Loyal and Independent Livery of London.
Good with slight surface marking to the medal and some wear to the outer case.
Diameter – 4.40cm.; Depth – 0.30cm.; Weight – 14.10 gms.