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Ref: 5291

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.

 

 

Price £95

George III, Protector of the Arts 1760, silver medal by J Pingo
George III, Protector of the Arts 1760, silver medal by J Pingo

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