Reference numberM/039
TitleCanning, George
DescriptionPortrait medal. Obverse: bust of Canning, left profile, hair short, neck bare. Reverse: Clio, leaning against a low pillar on which rests her left hand, with a scroll, in her right hand a pen
InscriptionContentObverse: at side: CANNING. On truncation: A.J. STOTHARD F. Beneath truncation: F.L. CHANTREY R.A.D
Reverse, on scroll: TO GREAT MEN
MaterialsBronze-coloured alloy
Dimensions61 mm diameter
Access statusOpen
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