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John Flaxman Laudatory Medal: CM.76-1972

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Current Location: In storage


John Flaxman Laudatory Medal


Engraver: Weigall, Henry



Acquisition and important dates

Method of acquisition: Bought (1972) by University Purchase Fund


Production date: AD 1854

Components of the work

Object composed of silver Diameter (min) 56.1 mm Diameter 56.1 mm Weight 89.46 g

Inscription or legends present

Inscription present: Bare head of John Flaxman facing left

  • Text: FLAXMAN Edge: ART - UNION OF LONDON 1854.
  • Location: Obverse
  • Type: Design

Inscription present: Mercury, supporting Pandora flying left.

  • Location: Reverse
  • Type: Design

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Identification numbers

Accession number: CM.76-1972
Primary reference Number: 228982
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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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