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Edward VI: Christ's Hospital

Circular medal of Edward VI, king of Great Britain, for Christs Hospital and awarded to Thomas Prince. Inscribed on edge "THOMAS PRINCE 1806". Obverse: Profile bust of Edward VI looking to proper left, wearing a wide-brimmed crown; inscribed at edge "EDWARD·VI·D·G·ANG·FR·ET HIB·REX" and...

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Inscription

Inscribed on edge "THOMAS PRINCE 1806". Obverse: Inscribed at edge "EDWARD·VI·D·G·ANG·FR·ET HIB·REX" and on bust "L.PINGO.F". Reverse: Inscribed at edge "HEAR·READ·MARK·LEARN" and in exergue "CHRISTS HOSPITAL/INST·MDLIII".

Provenance

By 1930, Malcolm Storer; 1930, gift of Malcolm Storer to MFA. (Accession Date: February 6, 1930)

Credit Line

Gift of Malcolm Storer

British, 1806

Accession Number

30.93

Medium or Technique

Metal; silver

Collections

Europe

Classifications

Numismatics, Medals