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The Royal Society of Merchiston Keith Medal, Napier of Merchiston: CM.30-1947

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The Royal Society of Merchiston Keith Medal, Napier of Merchiston


Carter, Charles Frederick (Engraver)


History note: Under Review

Acquisition and important dates

Method of acquisition: Given (1947-08-27) by St John's College


Production date: AD 1947

Components of the work

Object composed of bronze Diameter (min) 44.8 mm Diameter 44.8 mm Weight 39.67 g

Inscription or legends present

Inscription present: Bare headed bust of Napier Merchiston facing left

  • Location: Obverse
  • Type: Design

Inscription present: Inscription within wreath and inscription in border going around the outside

  • Text: Inscription within wreath: INGENII FELICITER EXCULTI PRAEMIUM KEITHIANUM Inscription going around the outside: SOC. REG. EDIN. ADJUDICAVIT
  • Location: Reverse
  • Type: Design

Identification numbers

Accession number: CM.30-1947
Primary reference Number: 228765
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Created: Monday 19 August 2019 Updated: Monday 29 March 2021 Last processed: Tuesday 30 March 2021

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

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