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Medal - Poetry Prize, Gilt Specimen Strike, Great Britain, circa 1930 Numismatics Reg. No: NU 36236

Summary:
A gilt specimen of the Poetry Prize medal featuring a bust of King George V by the Australian artist Bertram McKennal and a naked woman by Edmund Dulac.
Description:
A gilt specimen of the Poetry medal featuring a bust of King George V by the Australian artist Bertram McKennal and a naked woman by Edmund Dulac
Acquisition Information:
Transfer from Melbourne Branch of Royal Mint, 1978
Discipline: Numismatics
Dimensions: 54 mm (Diameter)
Weight: 58.13 g (Weight)

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Tagged with: art medals, poetry, prize medal george v
Themes this item is part of: Public Life & Institutions Collection, Edgar Bertram Mackennal, Sculptor (1863-1931), HRH King George V (1865-1936)
Primary Classification: MEDALS
Secondary Classification: Civil
Tertiary Classification: literature prizes
Series: British Prize Medals
DateEra: circa 1930 AD
Obverse Description: Bust of the King facing left, around, PRESENTED BY HIS MAJESTY KING GEORGE V
Reverse Description: Naked woman standing facing, head turned to her right within styalized arched theatrei; in field left, FOR / POETRY;
the artist's name EDMUND / DULAC near rim lower left.
Edge Description: SPECIMEN GILT
Inscriptions: Obverse: PRESENTED BY HIS MAJESTY KING GEORGE V
Reverse: FOR POETRY EDMUND DULAC
Edge: SPECIMEN GILT
Shape: Round
Material: Gilt
Issued By: England, Great Britain
Artist: Sir Bertram Mackennal, Australia
Artist: Edmund Dulac - Royal Mint, London, England, Great Britain, circa 1930
Person Depicted: HM King George V

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