Spencer Museum of Art The University of Kansas

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medal
  • England, United Kingdom
  • medal, 1810
  • Where object was made: England, United Kingdom
  • bronze
  • Object Diameter: 4.8 cm
    Object Diameter: 1 7/8 in
  • Museum purchase
  • Not on display
  • 1955.0009
Multimedia
Description

Recto: Bust of man set in profile and facing to the left. Man is wearing a laurel wreath, draping material and has his hair combed forward. Text surrounds image. Border is made up of small connected archways.

Verso: At center the is a shield with striped bead design. Two headed birds at CL and CR have crowns around their shared necks. Text surrounds image and small archways make up border. There is a bow above shield.