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Cunard White Sea Star Limited Medal commemorating the voyage of the SS Queen Mary: CM.209-1938

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Current Location: In storage

Titles

Cunard White Sea Star Limited Medal commemorating the voyage of the SS Queen Mary

Maker(s)

Bayes, Gilbert (Engraver)

Acquisition and important dates

Method of acquisition: Given (1938-05-20) by Barron, E. Evelyn

Dating

Production date: AD 1936

Components of the work

Object composed of bronze Diameter (min) 69.7 mm Diameter 69.7 mm Weight 153.83 g

Inscription or legends present

Inscription present: The Queen Mary at sea with two dolphins swimming before her

  • Text: MARIA REGINA MARITIME COMMISIT
  • Location: Obverse
  • Type: Design

Inscription present: A Gothic window of stone supported on the left side by a buttress. Through the window are seen the sky scrapers of New York and the sea. Resting on the sill of the window are the arms of Cunard White Star Limited above is an inscribed ribbon. To the right is the shield of the arms of Southampton without supporters while to the left are the arms of the City of New York.

  • Text: Above window cut in stone: QUEEN MARY ON Ribbon above the arms of Cunard White Star: COMMISSSIONED 1936
  • Location: Reverse
  • Type: Design

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Identification numbers

Accession number: CM.209-1938
Primary reference Number: 229209
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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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