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Medal for Proficiency in Mathematics: CM.11-2005

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Current Location: In storage


Artist: Wyon, Allan Gairdner
Issuer: City and Guilds Engineering College
Issuer: Henrici, Olaus (Struck in the name of)




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

Place(s) associated

  • London

Acquisition and important dates

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


Production date: AD 1912


Silvered copper specimen

Components of the work

Object composed of copper Diameter 49.0 mm Die Axis 0 degrees Weight 71.86 g

Inscription or legends present

Inscription present: Bust of Olaus Henrici right with legend around

  • Location: Obverse
  • Type: Design

Inscription present: Mechanical plotting machine in operation breaking border outside of which inscription; inside, in upper field inscription "FOR PROFIENCY" and in lower field inscription "IN MATHEMATICS"

  • Location: Reverse
  • Type: Design

Identification numbers

Accession number: CM.11-2005
Primary reference Number: 156531
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Created: Saturday 6 August 2011 Updated: Thursday 30 June 2016 Last processed: Tuesday 13 June 2023

Associated departments & institutions

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

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