George III, Protector of the Arts 1760, silver medal by J Pingo, rare
Obv: laureate bust of George III in high relief, pellet border around
Rev: George III in Roman dress receives the Mother of the Arts imploring protection for her children, sculpture, Poetry and Architecture, ARTS PROTECTED around
References: BHM 6; E 685; E Pingo 21
Condition: Extremely fine; Diameter: 39mm
Notes: This medal was issued by the Society for Promoting Arts and Commerce, now the Royal Society of Arts, Manufactures and Commerce, or simply RSA, in the Adelphi, London.