Ionian Islands Presentation Medal,
Lot 102
Ionian Islands Presentation Medal,
Sold for £936 (US$ 1,551) inc. premium
Lot Details
Ionian Islands Presentation Medal,
in gold, 34mm diameter with ring suspension and bar for riband. some light contact marks and edge bruises, otherwise very fine. (1)

Footnotes

  • This medal was voted by the Ionian Senate to Dr Henry Muir who was Inspector General of Health in those states.

    The lot includes a copy of the Resolution of the Senate, from Corfu, dated 17 April 1844: Whereas Dr Henry Muir, who has completed twenty five years honourable service in these States, having desired and obtained according to law his retiring pension, resigns the post of Inspector General of health
    To give that Gentleman a lasting proof of perfect satisfaction and of the high consideration in which the Ionian Government has ever held his truly valuable services, and he having deserved the public approbation, on the basis of the Resolution dated 1st September 1841,

    The Senate has resolved

    Art. 1. That the Medal of Honour shall be presented to Dr Muir

    Art. 2. That His Excellency the Lord High Commissioner be requested to solicit the permission of Her Majesty's Government for Dr Muir to accept and wear such Medal.

    Art. 3. That the present be published in the Gazette.

    Dr Henry Muir lived at Milnholm, Strathanen, Lanarkshire.

    Sold with assorted copied research.
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