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Linnaean Society. Gold Medal. 1970.: CM.806-1996

Object information

Awaiting location update

Titles

Linnaean Society. Gold Medal. 1970.

Maker(s)

Ruler: Elizabeth II (r. 1952-2022)
Engraver: Pinches, John

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Acquisition and important dates

Method of acquisition: Given (1996-10-14) by Corner, E. J. H.

Dating

Production date: AD 1970

Components of the work

Object composed of gold Diameter (min) 48 mm Diameter 48 mm Weight 58.99 g

Inscription or legends present

Inscription present: Bust of Carl Linnaeus, facing right.

  • Text: CAROLVS LINNÆVS
  • Location: Obverse
  • Type: Design

Inscription present: The Linnaean Society of London's coat of arms, inscription above and below in oval.

  • Text: SOCIETAS LINNÆANA OPTIME MERENTI (below in oval) EDRED JOHN HENRY CORNER 28TH MAY 1970
  • Location: Reverse
  • Type: Design

Identification numbers

Accession number: CM.806-1996
Primary reference Number: 228428
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Audit data

Created: Monday 19 August 2019 Updated: Tuesday 8 August 2023 Last processed: Tuesday 8 August 2023

Associated departments & institutions

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

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