Prize medal: Royal Geographical Society 1835 by William Wyon

Prize medal: Royal Geographical Society 1835

William Wyon

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Prize medal: Royal Geographical Society 1835

Royal Geographical Society Patron's medal to Captain George Back in 1835. Obverse: Head of King William IV (Right). Legend: 'GVLIELMVS IIII D:G: BRITANNIARVM REX MDCCCXXX PATRONVS'. Reverse: Minerva (left) with a globe behind her and a sextant at her feet, holds a scroll in her left hand and a laurel wreath in her right. Legend: 'OB TERRAS RECLUSAS'. exergue: 'ROYAL GEOGRAPHICAL SOCIETY'. Inscription on the edge: 'CAPTAIN GEORGE BACK, ROYAL NAVY. MDCCCXXXV'. Captain George Back (1796-1878) was awarded the Patron's Medal: 'for his recent discoveries in the Arctic, and his memorable journey down the Great Fish River'.
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Original size: 55 mm

  • Image reference: L0218-002

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