Wesleyan Methodist Society, centenary of its foundation 1839, bronze medal by CF Carter, extremely rare
Obv: draped bust of Charles Wesley three-quarters facing in clerical vestments, CHARLES WESLEY M.A. BORN AT EPWORTH DECR 18 1708 DIED IN LONDON MARH 29 1788
Rev: six lines from a Wesleyan hymn, between two laurels, above CENTENARY OF WESLEYAN METHODISM 1839, below GOD BURIES HIS WORKMEN BUT CARRIES ON HIS WORK
Condition: Good extremely fine or better, a really nice medal; Diameter: 65mm
Reference: BHM 1896 [RRR]
Notes: Charles Wesley (1707-1788), preacher, hymn-writer and a founder of methodism. Unlike his elder brother John Wesley, he opposed the methodist split from the Church of England.