|Title||Bigsby Medal of the Geological Society of London|
|Description||Medal founded 1876. A gold example of this medal is awarded biennially by the Geological Society of London. The Royal Society possesses another specimen of nearly similar design but larger type; it was struck in bronze, and subsequently discarded for the smaller size in gold. |
Obverse: bust of Bigsby, neck bare, left profile. Reverse: a representation of an extinct species of Echinoderm ('Agelacrinites Dicksoni')
|InscriptionContent||Obverse: J. J. BIGSBY M.D. F.R.S. BIENNIAL PRIZE MEDAL FOUNDED IN 1876. Below: A. B. WYON|
Reverse: AGELACRINITES DICKSONI . FOUND . 1822 . CANADA. Below: J. S. WYON & A. B. WYON. Beyond, within a border: AWARDED BY THE GEOLOGICAL SOCIETY OF LONDON FOR WORK OF GREAT MERIT.
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|NA5703||Bigsby; John Jeremiah (1792 - 1881)||1792 - 1881|