Edward VI: Christ's Hospital
Artist Lewis Pingo (British, 1743–1830)
Coin or medal: 35 mm, 12h
Medium or Technique
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Circular medal of Edward VI, king of Great Britain, for Christs Hospital and awarded to Thomas Prince. Inscribed on edge “THOMAS PRINCE 1806”.
Obverse: Profile bust of Edward VI looking to proper left, wearing a wide-brimmed crown; inscribed at edge “EDWARD·VI·D·G·ANG·FR·ET HIB·REX” and on bust “L.PINGO.F”.
Reverse: Open book at center; inscribed at edge “HEAR·READ·MARK·LEARN” and in exergue “CHRISTS HOSPITAL/INST·MDLIII”.
Inscribed on edge "THOMAS PRINCE 1806".
Obverse: Inscribed at edge "EDWARD·VI·D·G·ANG·FR·ET HIB·REX" and on bust "L.PINGO.F".
Reverse: Inscribed at edge "HEAR·READ·MARK·LEARN" and in exergue "CHRISTS HOSPITAL/INST·MDLIII".
By 1930, Malcolm Storer; 1930, gift of Malcolm Storer to MFA. (Accession Date: February 6, 1930)
Gift of Malcolm Storer