Skip to main content

Byron Committee Award Medal. 1838.: CM.180-1943

An image of British Isles

Terms of use

These images are provided for non-commercial use under a Creative Commons License (BY-NC-ND). To license a high resolution version, please contact our image library who will discuss fees, terms and waivers.

Download this image

Creative commons explained - what it means, how you can use our's and other people's content.

Alternative views

Object information

Awaiting location update

Titles

Byron Committee Award Medal. 1838.

Maker(s)

Ruler: Victoria (1837-1901)

Entities

Categories

Acquisition and important dates

Method of acquisition: Given (1943-10-27) by Lady Gaselee

Dating

Production date: AD 1838

Components of the work

Object composed of bronze gilding Diameter (min) 44 mm Diameter 44 mm Weight 55.22 g

Inscription or legends present

Inscription present: Bare head of Lord Byron, racing right.

  • Location: Obverse
  • Type: Design

Inscription present: View of the Parthenon.

  • Text: AIEN API?TEYEIN KAI Y?EIPOXON EMMCNAI A???? (in exergue) FROM THE GREEK BYRON COMMITTEE TO
  • Location: Reverse
  • Type: Design

Identification numbers

Accession number: CM.180-1943
Primary reference Number: 228624
Stable URI

Audit data

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

Citation for print

This record can be cited in the Harvard Bibliographic style using the text below:

The Fitzwilliam Museum (2022) "Byron Committee Award Medal. 1838." Web page available at: https://data.fitzmuseum.cam.ac.uk/id/object/228624 Accessed: 2022-10-01 21:26:34

Citation for Wikipedia

To cite this record on Wikipedia you can use this code snippet:

{{cite web|url=https://data.fitzmuseum.cam.ac.uk/id/object/228624 |title=Byron Committee Award Medal. 1838. |author=The Fitzwilliam Museum|accessdate=2022-10-01 21:26:34|publisher=The University of Cambridge}}

API call for this record

To call these data via our API (remember this needs to be authenticated) you can use this code snippet:

https://data.fitzmuseum.cam.ac.uk/api/v1/objects/object-228624

Bootstrap HTML code for reuse

To use this as a simple code embed, copy this string:

<div class="text-center">
    <figure class="figure">
        <img src="https://data.fitzmuseum.cam.ac.uk/imagestore/cm/cm64/large_CM_180_1943_281_29.jpg"
        alt="Byron Committee Award Medal. 1838."
        class="img-fluid" />
        <figcaption class="figure-caption text-info">Byron Committee Award Medal. 1838.</figcaption>
    </figure>
</div>
    

Please enter your name as you would like to be addressed
Please enter your email address
The object accession number - this is prefilled
Please enter your query with as much detail as possible

More objects and works of art you might like

Medals

Accession Number: CM.115-2009

United Kingdom

Accession Number: CM.168-2014

The Taltarni Wine Award

Accession Number: CM.405-2014

United Kingdom

Accession Number: CM.167-2014

Suggested products from Curating Cambridge

You might be interested in this...

Sign up for updates

Updates about future exhibitions and displays, family activities, virtual events & news. You'll be the first to know...