Albert Medal

Made:
1914-1915 in London
artist:
Wyon, Leonard Charles

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Medal, the Albert Medal of the Royal Society of Arts, London, awarded to Joseph John Thomson, 1914-1915. Gold, 57mm diameter, 4mm ht, in blue leather Royal Mint case, 9.8x9.8x2cm. Weight 112.16g. Also known as the Prince Consort Medal. obverse: Albert Prince Consort President 1842-61; relief profile Head to L of Albert. reverse: Society of Arts Manufactures and Commerce; relief of three muses representing each of these; [below] MDCCCLXIII [1863]; [designer] L.C.Wyon. rim legend: Professor Sir Joseph John Thomson, O.M., D.Sc., LL.D., F.R.S., "For his researches in physics and chemistry, and their application to the advancement of arts, manufactures and commerce." Session 1914-1915.

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Category:
Coins, Medals & Tokens
Object Number:
2003-222
Measurements:
diameter: 57 mm,
thickness: 4 mm
type:
medal
taxonomy:
  • visual and verbal communication
credit:
Thomson, David
status:
Permanent collection

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