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Exceptionally rare "RRR"Victoria Medal

 

IT MEASURES 2 1/4" IN DIAMETER AND WEIGHS 94 GRAMS. SOLID SILVER MEDALLION BY W.WYON R.A.

 

BHM# 1794

 

This is the patron's silver prize medal of the Royal Academy of Art. Some specimens have edge marking or numbers, however this one does not have any. The torso on the rev represents a man playing the pipes and is a Roman copy of the late first century B.C. of a Greek work of the late third century or early second century BC.

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