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Prize medal, The Astronomical Society of Edinburgh

Orders and medals

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Collection Orders and medals, Coins and medals
Gallery locationNot on display
PeopleProvenance: Jones, Harold Spencer
Historical Association: Astronomical Society of Edinburgh
Depiction: Lorimer, J H L

Object details:

Object ID MED2133
Description Awarded to Sir Harold Spencer Jones. Obverse: Bust of J.H.L. Lorimer (3/4 L) in jacket wing collar and crevat. Legend: "J.H.L.LORIMER 1856-36". Reverse: A draped female figure kneeling (L) holding an orb in her leftt hand and dividers in her right. Behind her an armillary spere (or circular representation of the signs of the Zodiac with rays between. Legend: "THE ASTRONOMICAL SOCIETY OF EDINBURGH". Exergue: "HAROLD SPENCER JONES 1955-Founded 1924". In fitted box of issue.
Date made 1955

Artist/Maker Grun
Alexander Kirkwood & Son Ltd
Credit National Maritime Museum, Greenwich, London
Materials gold
Measurements 50 mm
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