James Watt Birth Bicentenary Medal

Made:
1936 in Japan
maker:
Unknown

Medal plaquette, white metal, bearing the head of James Watt (1736-1819) in profile, looking to left. 58x31x3mm, mounted on wooden frame [museum construction] 17.5x13.6x2cm. Plate fixed to mount is inscribed, Presented in 1936 by the Japanese National Committee of the World Power Conference, Tokyo, to commemorate the Bicentenary of his Birth

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Category:
Coins, Medals & Tokens
Object Number:
1936-321
Measurements:
mount: 175 mm x 136 mm x 20 mm,
type:
medal plaquette
taxonomy:
  • visual and verbal communication
credit:
Japanese National Committee World Power Conference

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