Reference numberM/048
TitleCentenary medal of the Challenger Expedition
DescriptionMedal struck to commemorate the centenary of the Challenger Expedition (1872 - 1972). Reverse: figure of a standing knight who has thrown down his gauntlet
InscriptionContentObverse: H.M.S. Challenger: Challenger Expedition Centenary, 1872-1972
Reverse: Challenger
Dimensions37 mm diameter
Access statusOpen
Related materialM/043
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