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Royal Geographical Society Emin Pasha Relief Expedition Medal: CM.3098-1912

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Royal Geographical Society Emin Pasha Relief Expedition Medal


Halle, Elinor (Designer)
Moore, J. (Manufacturer)

Acquisition and important dates

Method of acquisition: Given (1912-06-19) by Royal Geographical Society


Production date: AD 1890

Components of the work

Maximum Diameter 124.4 mm

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Inscription or legends present

Inscription present: Draped bust of Henry Morton Stanley bare head left.

  • Location: Obverse
  • Type: Design

Inscription present: River goddess seated right pouring water from two urns, crocodile below, sun rising above the river.

  • Text: CONGO/NILE/RUWENZORI/1887-1889
  • Location: Reverse
  • Type: Design

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Identification numbers

Accession number: CM.3098-1912
Primary reference Number: 197180
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Created: Monday 22 April 2013 Updated: Monday 29 July 2019 Last processed: Sunday 21 March 2021

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

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