Reference numberM/004
TitleBataviaasch Genootschap van Kunsten en Wetenschappen Centenary Medal
DescriptionMedal struck in celebration of the centenary (1778-1878) of the Bataviaasch Genootschap van Kunsten en Wetenschappen. Obverse: wreath of tropical flowers; reverse: A cocoa-nut tree (Cocos nucifera, Linn.) with outlines of Java mountains behind
InscriptionContentObverse: SOCIETAS . ART . SCIENT . BAT . IN . MEMORIAM . I . SAEC . FEL . CLAVSI . Below wreath: CH . WIENER . BRUXELLES. Within a border: A . D . VIII . K . MAI ; MDCCLXXVIII-MDCCCLXXVIII.
Reverse, within a border, the motto: TEN NUTTE VAN'T GEMEEN . BATAVIA'S GENOOTSCHAP
Dimensions60 mm diameter
Access statusOpen
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