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Dumfries Silver Collection

Tower Mint

Dumfries and Maxwelltown Observatory medal

Period:
20th Century
Description:

"Dumfries and Maxwelltown Observatory 1836".

 

Commemorative medal marking the 150th anniversary of the founding of Dumfries and Maxwelltown Astronomical Society.  It is based on the original white metal admission tickets that were issued to shareholders in 1836.

Place of Production:
London
Materials/Media:
silver
Dimensions:
diameter (medal) 38mm, length (case) 76mm, width (case) 76mm
Source:
Dumfries Museum & Camera Obscura
Accession number:
DUMFM:1986.44.1=2
Digital Number:
DMSW093a-d
Creation Date:
1986
Copyright:
Dumfries & Galloway Council


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