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Prize Medal: CM.88-2005

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Current Location: In storage


Artist: Paton, Joseph Noël
Issuer: Royal Scottish Academy
Die-engraver: Wyon, Benjamin




History note: From the estate of the late Mrs Venetia M. Watson, daughter of the artist's descendant Allan Gairdner Wyon

Place(s) associated

  • Edinburgh

Acquisition and important dates

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


Before 1855 CE - 1855-04 CE


Bronze specimen, edge numbered 33

Components of the work

Object composed of bronze Diameter 68.0 mm Die Axis 0 degrees Weight 206.69 g

Inscription or legends present

Inscription present: Tripod on which rests a laurel branch dividing the inscription "INSTI / 1826 / INCOR / 1838", with inscription around and at edge border of laurel branches

  • Location: Obverse
  • Type: Design

Inscription present: Mercury kneeling left supporting lighted lamp on whose rim at left stands Pegasus rearing right

  • Location: Reverse
  • Type: Design

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Identification numbers

Accession number: CM.88-2005
Primary reference Number: 156601
Brown: 1884
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Created: Saturday 6 August 2011 Updated: Monday 28 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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