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The Copley Medal of the Royal Society. 1912.: CM.3160-1912

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The Copley Medal of the Royal Society. 1912.


Ruler: George V (1910-36)
Engraver: Tanner, John Sigismund



Acquisition and important dates

Method of acquisition: Given (1912-12-19) by The Royal Society


Production date: AD 1912

Components of the work

Object composed of bronze Diameter (min) 42 mm Diameter 42 mm Weight 37.87 g

Inscription or legends present

Inscription present: Pallas, seated amidst emblems of the Arts and Sciences, holds out a wreath in her right, and in her left symbol of nature; near her, the armorial shield of Copley.

  • Text: G . COPLEY BART DIGNISSIMO. (in exergue) FELIX KLEIN 30 NOV: 1912.
  • Location: Obverse
  • Type: Design

Inscription present: The armorial shield of the Royal Society, with crest and supporters.

  • Location: Reverse
  • Type: Design

References and bibliographic entries

Identification numbers

Accession number: CM.3160-1912
Primary reference Number: 228444
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Audit data

Created: Monday 19 August 2019 Updated: Thursday 29 August 2019 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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