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Geological Society of London Murchison Medal, Sir Roderick Murchison: CM.14-1979

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Titles

Geological Society of London Murchison Medal, Sir Roderick Murchison

Maker(s)

Wyon, Leonard Charles (Engraver)

Acquisition and important dates

Method of acquisition: Bought (1979) by Milton Fund

Dating

Production date: AD 1866

Components of the work

Object composed of white metal Diameter (min) 55 mm Diameter 55 mm Weight 56.95 g

Inscription or legends present

Inscription present: Draped bust of Sir Roderick Murchison, bare head facing left.

  • Text: SIR RODERICK I . MURCHISON BART . K . C . B . 1866
  • Location: Obverse
  • Type: Design

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Identification numbers

Accession number: CM.14-1979
Primary reference Number: 228763
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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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