Arthur Wellesley: Memorial
Object Place: Great Britain
Coin or medal: 25 mm, 12h
Medium or Technique
Metal; copper alloy
Not On View
Circular medal of Arthur Wellesley (1769-1852), duke of Wellington, commemorating his death. Ridged edge.
Obverse: Profile bust of Arthur looking to proper right; inscribed at edge “ARTHUR DUKE OF WELLINGTON”.
Reverse: Inscribed in wreath “BORN/MAY 1ST 1769/DIED/SEPT 14TH/1852”.
Obverse: Inscribed at edge "ARTHUR DUKE OF WELLINGTON".
Reverse: Inscribed in wreath "BORN/MAY 1ST 1769/DIED/SEPT 14TH/1852".
By 1929, Wolf Kostakowsky, Mattapan, MA; 1929, sold by Kostakowsky to the MFA for $518 [see note 1]. (Accession date: January 17, 1929)
 Five hundred numismatics, MFA accession numbers 29.159 through 29.658, were purchased from Mr. Kostakowsky for a total price of $518.
Frederick Brown Fund