Summary

Great Britain London
London Exhibition Prize Medal 1862 (AD)
Mint: Wyon
Awarded to: Mueller, Ferdinand von
Other Details: Internation Exhibition, London, bronze prize medal, awarded to Ferdinand von Mueller in 1862 in Class IV The International Exhibition was held in South Kensington, London, 1 May - 15 November 1862.

Physical Description

The prize medal of the London 1862 Exhibition (bronze, 76 mm diameter) awarded to Baron Ferdinand von Mueller, Class IV. It features a scene of Britannia seated on a raised dais beside a crouching lion surrounded by six women representing Industry, Agriculture and The Arts.

Obverse Description

Britannia seated on a raised dais beside a crouching lion surrounded by six women representing Industry, Agriculture and The Arts; in small letter below the lion, D. MACLISE R.A. DES. LEONARD C. WYON FEC.

Reverse Description

Within a wreath of oak, 1862 / LONDINI / HONORIS / CAUSA and in small letters the artist's name, L.C. WYON FEC.

Edge Description

DR. F. MUELLER, CLASS IV.

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