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Linn Society, London

Circular medal for the Linn Society, London. Obverse: Profile bust of Charles Darwin looking to proper right; inscribed at edge, under bust, and below. Reverse: Frontal bust of Wallace; inscribed at edge, under bust, and below.

Inscription

Obverse: Inscribed at edge "LINN:SOC:LOND:1858-1908", under bust "F.B.", and below "DARWIN". Reverse: Inscribed at edge "LINN:SOC:LOND:1858-1908", under bust "F.B.", and below "WALLACE".

Provenance

By 1931, Dr. Ananda K. Coomaraswamy; 1931, gift of Dr. Ananda K. Coomaraswamy to MFA. (Accession Date: June 9, 1931)

Credit Line

Gift of Dr. Ananda K. Coomaraswamy

British (London), 1908

Dimensions

Diameter and weight: 48 mm (1 7/8 in.)

Accession Number

31.412

Medium or Technique

Metal; bronze

Collections

Europe

Classifications

Numismatics, Medals