Royal Army Medical School, Montefiore Prize Medal instituted 1881, bronze, by A Dubois
Obv: arms of the College, EX DONIS N MONTEFIORE FRCS SCHOL MIL MED 1881 around
Rev: army medics attend to a wounded soldier, ambulance horse and cart in background, stretchered soldier to right
References: none found
Condition: Good very fine; Diameter: 60mm
Notes: This medal was struck by the Paris Mint, this particular medal probably about 1900. The Medical School was (until 1999) on London’s Millbank next to the Tate Gallery. Nathaniel Montefiore (1819-1883), surgeon, was from the well-known Jewish family. He trained at Guy's Hospital and devoted much of his life to charitable causes, often with a Jewish connection.