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Royal Society. Darwin Medal. 1909.: CM.3-1995

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Royal Society. Darwin Medal. 1909.


Ruler: Edward VII (1901-10)
Engraver: Wyon, Allan




History note: Under Review

Acquisition and important dates

Method of acquisition: Loan (1995-01-25) by President and Fellows of Wolfson College


Production date: AD 1909

Components of the work

Object composed of silver Diameter (min) 57 mm Diameter 57 mm Weight 107.36 g

Inscription or legends present

Inscription present: Draped bust of Charles Darwin bare head, facing left.

  • Location: Obverse
  • Type: Design

Inscription present: Inscription within closed wreath.

  • Location: Reverse
  • Type: Design

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Identification numbers

Accession number: CM.3-1995
Primary reference Number: 228440
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Created: Monday 19 August 2019 Updated: Monday 29 March 2021 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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