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Royal Geographical Society Scott Medal

  • Object type

  • Museum number

    2012,4195.13

  • Title (object)

    • Royal Geographical Society Scott Medal
  • Description

    Struck silver medal.(obverse) Bust of Captain Robert Falcon Scott facing three-quarters left, wearing naval uniform and medal.
    (reverse) Five members of the Antarctic expedition skiing to right, pulling sledges.

  • Producer name

  • Date

    • 1913 (awarded)
  • Production place

  • Materials

  • Technique

  • Dimensions

    • Diameter: 55 millimetres
  • Inscriptions

      • Inscription Type

        inscription
      • Inscription Position

        obverse
      • Inscription Language

        English
      • Inscription Content

        CAPTAIN R.F. SCOTT.C.V.O. R.N. COMMANDER BRITISH ANTARCTIC EXPEDITION 1910-1913
      • Inscription Type

        signature
      • Inscription Position

        obverse
      • Inscription Language

        English
      • Inscription Content

        BOWCHER F.
      • Inscription Type

        inscription
      • Inscription Position

        reverse
      • Inscription Language

        English
      • Inscription Content

        PRESENTED BY THE ROYAL GEOGRAPHICAL SOCIETY FOR ANTARCTIC DISCOVERY 1913
      • Inscription Type

        signature
      • Inscription Position

        reverse
      • Inscription Language

        English
      • Inscription Content

        BOWCHER . F
  • Location

    Not on display

  • Subjects

  • Associated names

  • Associated events

    • Associated Event: Scott's Polar Expedition of 1912
  • Acquisition name

  • Acquisition date

    2012

  • Acquisition notes

    Accepted by the British Museum in lieu of inheritance tax. Credit line to be used on labels and loans: 'Accepted by HM Government in lieu of Inheritance Tax and allocated to the British Museum, 2012'

  • Department

    Coins & Medals

  • Registration number

    2012,4195.13

Struck silver medal.

Obverse & Reverse

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