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Zoological Society of London. Prize Medal. 1857.: CM.170-1943

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Zoological Society of London. Prize Medal. 1857.


Ruler: Victoria (1837-1901)
Engraver: Wyon, Benjamin



Acquisition and important dates

Method of acquisition: Given (1943-04-20) by Clarke, Louis Colville Gray


Production date: AD 1857

Components of the work

Object composed of silver Diameter (min) 76 mm Diameter 76 mm Weight 179.69 g

Inscription or legends present

Inscription present: A collection of birds of various types.

  • Text: (in exergue) ZOOLOGICAL SOCIETY OF LONDON 1826.
  • Location: Obverse
  • Type: Design

Inscription present: Animals standing beneath trees.

  • Location: Reverse
  • Type: Design

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Identification numbers

Accession number: CM.170-1943
Primary reference Number: 228572
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Created: Monday 19 August 2019 Updated: Monday 16 September 2019 Last processed: Sunday 21 March 2021

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

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