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Medal for General Proficiency: CM.1-2005

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Current Location: In storage


Ruler: George V (1910-36) (Struck in the name of)
Artist: Wyon, Allan Gairdner
Issuer: Agra Medical School




History note: From the estate of the late Mrs Venetia M. Watson, daughter of the artist

Place(s) associated

  • Agra

Acquisition and important dates

Method of acquisition: Given (2005-01-31) by Watson, Philip Charles


1910 CE - 1935 CE

Components of the work

Object composed of bronze Diameter 50.0 mm Die Axis 0 degrees Weight 71.09 g

Inscription or legends present

Inscription present: Bust of King George V left

  • Location: Obverse
  • Type: Design

Inscription present: Helmeted bust of Athene left with cockerel in field left before and mythical sea-creature on helmet, inscription on scroll in left field on foliate background, marginal inscription reading "AGRA MEDICAL SCHOOL" above and "FOR GENERAL PROFIENCY" below

  • Location: Reverse
  • Type: Design

Identification numbers

Accession number: CM.1-2005
Primary reference Number: 156521
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Created: Saturday 6 August 2011 Updated: Wednesday 2 January 2013 Last processed: Tuesday 13 June 2023

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Owner or interested party: The Fitzwilliam Museum
Associated department: Coins and Medals

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