The official Royal Society memorial medal for Cook: the rarer silver issue by PINGO, Lewis - 1784 | Michael Reid Gallery

PINGO, Lewis
The official Royal Society memorial medal for Cook: the rarer silver issue, 1784

The Royal Society Medal, in commemoration of Captain Cook. Silver issue. Obverse: Uniformed bust of James Cook. Reverse: Fortune leaning upon a column, holding a rudder on a globe.
Silver medal, 43 mm. diameter; relief bust of Captain Cook on recto, full-length relief portrait of Fortune leaning on a column while resting her hand upon a rudder and globe on verso. London, Royal Society, 1784.
One of 322 silver specimens
$7,850

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