|Description||Old die. Obverse; Bust of Michael Faraday, facing left. surrounded by 'Michael Faraday' in capital letters|
Reverse; Heraldic eagle crest from the arms of the Royal Society (crown studded with florets, surmounted by an eagle of proper colour holding in one foot a shield charged with the (Royal) Lions. Lettering surrounding it states 'FOR FURTHERING PUBLIC UNDERSTANDING OF SCIENCE' in capital letters. Underneath the crown is 'THE ROYAL SOCIETY TO'