Reference numberNLB/65/418
Alternative reference numberNLB/65 p228
TitleCopy letter from Francis Alexander Towle, Assistant Secretary of the Royal Society; to the Secretary of His Majesty's Privy Purse; Privy Purse Office, Buckingham Palace, S.W.
Date29 October 1923
DescriptionReturns 11 of the Royal Medals in copper awarded from 1917 onwards, so that they can be replaced with gold. Asks whether several recipients can keep their copper medals, as 'a souvenir of the circumstances in which these medals were struck'.
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