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Prize medal: Hearts of Oak Benefit Society

MED0477
Coins and medals

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Collection Coins and medals, Orders and medals
Gallery locationNot on display
PeopleHistorical Association: Hearts of Oak Benefit Society

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Object ID MED0477
Description Obverse: A woman (L), standing on a rocky shore looking over a turbulent sea and dressed in the classical style, beckons to a sailing ship moving away from her under topsails, her left hand rests on an anchor with cable attached. Legend: "HEARTS OF OAK BENEFIT SOCIETY". Exergue: "ESTABLISHED 1842". Reverse: an oak wreath secured at the bottom by a knot surrounds the Inscription: "PRESENTED TO---- AS A TOKEN OF RESPECT FOR HIS SERVICES TO THE SOCIETY".
Date made 1842

Credit National Maritime Museum, Greenwich, London
Materials silver
Measurements 50 mm
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