Reference numberMOB/091
TitleDorothy Mary Crowfoot Hodgkin's Order of Merit
ArtistThe Royal Mint
DescriptionOrder of Merit on presentation ribbon. Order consists of a golden crown from which is suspended a red enamelled cross, centred by a disk of blue enamel, surrounded by a laurel wreath, and bearing in gold lettering the words 'FOR MERIT'. The ribbon of the Order is divided into stripes of red and blue and arranged in a bow. Women traditionally carry theirs pinned to their left shoulder. With red leather carry box.
MaterialsCloth, metal, leather
Access statusOpen
ProvenanceOn loan to the Royal Society from the Hodgkin family
URL descriptionDigital version available on The Royal Society Picture Library
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