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Medal commemorating Christ's Hospital; reverse
Medal commemorating Christ's Hospital. Obverse: Bust of King Charles II with short hair in decorated armour and mantle (right). Reverse: Three figures standing on the sea-shore with a Bluecoat boy in the foreground, representing Arithmetic (left) holding a tablet, her left hand resting upon the boy's head. Mathematics holding a triangle and compasses (centre) and the male figure of Astronomy holding an armillary sphere (right) with a cross staff visible above his right shoulder. Above on clouds the infant Fame is shown blowing a trumpet and one cherub holds a caduceus. Zephyrs blow a favourable wind upon ships below in distance (left).
- Image reference: E3108-2
- National Maritime Museum, Greenwich, London