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The Horticultural Society of London. Sir Joseph Banks Prize Medal. 1827.: CM.88-1974

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Titles

The Horticultural Society of London. Sir Joseph Banks Prize Medal. 1827.

Maker(s)

George IV (1820-30) (Ruler)
Wyon, William (Engraver)

Acquisition and important dates

Method of acquisition: Bought (1974) by Ritchie-Ginsburg Fund

Dating

Production date: AD 1827

Components of the work

Object composed of silver Diameter (min) 37 mm Diameter 37 mm Weight 32.93 g

Inscription or legends present

Inscription present: Bare head of Sir Joseph Banks, facing right.

  • Text: SIR JOSEPH BANKS BART P: R: S: BORN 1743 DIED 1820
  • Location: Obverse
  • Type: Design

Inscription present: Inscription.

  • Text: THE HORTICULTURAL SOCIETY LONDON (centre) Presented to ROBERT BARCLAY ESQR for WASHINGTON PLUMS, Exhibited Septr 4. 1827.
  • Location: Reverse
  • Type: Design

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Identification numbers

Accession number: CM.88-1974
Primary reference Number: 228507
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Created: Monday 19 August 2019 Updated: Monday 16 September 2019 Last processed: Sunday 21 March 2021

Associated departments & institutions

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

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