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Ref: 4768

Cornwall, Helston school prize medal circa 1820, for literature and philosophy, with original shell casings, scarce

 

Obv: SCHOLA HELLESTONENSIS IN COMITATU CORNUBIE in field within wreath, Greek legend around

 

Rev: OPTIME MERENTI IN LITERIS HUMANIORIBUS DD JOHANNES ROGERS within palm and laurel wreath, ANNO and space for engraving year below


Condition: Good extremely fine; Diameter: 45mm

 

References: DW 234/245

 

Notes: John Rogers (17 July 1778 – 12 June 1856) was an English Anglican priest, Cornish landowner, mine-owner, botanist, mineralogist, and scholar of Hebrew and Syriac, having been educated at Helston Grammar School, Eton and Trinity College, Oxford.

 

Price £95

Cornwall, Helston school prize medal circa 1820, for literature and philosophy
Cornwall, Helston school prize medal circa 1820, for literature and philosophy
Cornwall, Helston school prize medal circa 1820, for literature and philosophy

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