Society of Arts Prince Albert gold medal presented to Sir Henry Bessemer by the Prince of Wales in 1872. 56mm diameter, in royal blue velvet case, 12.5x12.5x1.5cm. rim legend: TO HENRY BESSEMER ESQ. FOR THE EMINENT SERVICES RENDERED BY HIM TO ARTS, MANUFACTURES AND COMMERCE, IN DEVELOPING THE MANUFACTURE OF STEEL, 1872. obverse: SOCIETY OF ARTS MANUFACTURES AND COMMERCE MDCCCLXIII. designer name at base: L.G. WYON; three muses. reverse: ALBERT PRINCE CONSORT PRESIDENT 1842-61; relief head profile looking Left
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