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Medal commemorating the 2nd voyage of Captain James Cook, 1772; obverse
Medal commemorating the second voyage of Captain James Cook, 1772. He took a considerable number of these medals with him for distribution amongst the local people. Joseph Banks had 2, 000 medals struck in base metal for this purpose and 146 in silver for distribution to his friends. Obverse: Bust of King George II, laureate (right). Reverse: Port-quarter view of the 'Adventure' (right) under sail; starboard-quarter view of 'Resolution' (left).
- Image reference: E3604-1
- National Maritime Museum, Greenwich, London