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Linnaean Society. Gold Medal. 1936.: CM.2-1995

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Titles

Linnaean Society. Gold Medal. 1936.

Maker(s)

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

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Acquisition and important dates

Method of acquisition: Loan (1995-01-23) by President and Fellows of Wolfson College

Dating

Production date: AD 1936

Components of the work

Object composed of gold Diameter (min) 48 mm Diameter 48 mm Weight 74.29 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) JOHN STANLEY GARDINER 28 MAY 1936.
  • Location: Reverse
  • Type: Design

Identification numbers

Accession number: CM.2-1995
Primary reference Number: 228523
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Audit data

Created: Monday 19 August 2019 Updated: Monday 16 September 2019 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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