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Monday, 15 July 2013

Richard III gold badge set to be auctioned

AN 18-carat gold replica of Richard III’s emblem has been commissioned by the Yorkshire Museum.

The piece will be the only gold replica in existence and will be accurately based on the rare 15th Century silver badge on show in the museum, as worn by supporters of the Yorkist king.

The piece will be auctioned by and funds will go towards the museum’s future acquisitions.

Natalie McCaul, curator of archaeology, said: “Since we acquired the badge we have been inundated with requests by people wanting to buy replicas of it to wear as a symbol of their interest in Richard III.

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