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Willaim Wyon

Circular medal of William Wyon (1795-1851), commissioned by the Art Union of London. Obverse: Profile bust of William Wyon looking to proper left; inscribed at edge "WILLIAM WYON R:A:" and under bust "L.C.WYON". Reverse: Beaded edge; standing female over four horses in water, wearing a helmet...

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Inscription

Obverse: Inscribed at edge "WILLIAM WYON R:A:" and under bust "L.C.WYON". Reverse: Inscribed below "L.C.WYON SC." and in exergue "ART-UNION OF LONDON/1854/-.-/W.WYON R.A. DES.".

Provenance

By 1926, Henry G. Pickering; 1926, gift of Henry G. Pickering to the MFA. (Accession Date: December 2, 1926)

Credit Line

Gift of Henry G. Pickering

British, 1854

Accession Number

26.799

Medium or Technique

Metal; bronze

Collections

Europe

Classifications

Numismatics, Medals