Lot 1501 (The Medal Auction, including the David Mabon Collection, 11th July 2019)
Sold for £25
Canadian miniature medals, Dr. Nicolas M. Zsolnay, comprising: Order of Canada, 100th Anniversary (1867-67) of the Canadian Confederation Medal, Queen's Golden Jubilee medal 2002, Queen's Silver Jubilee medal 1977 and Polish Cross of Merit.
A leading member of the Hungarian community of Montreal, he was a key figure in welcoming some thirty thousand Hungarian immigrants to Canada after the 1956 uprising. An ardent supporter of Scouting, in which he has held many executive posts, he was a co-founder of the Hungarian Scouts Association in Exile.