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1783 Royal Society of London Medal ND by Lewis Pingo in James Cook's Memory.

Cu- medallion, diameter 43 mm. 34.87 g.

Cook, James, 1728 Marton (Yorkshire), England - 1779 (Hawaii), USA.

It is now a quarter of a millennium that James cook made his first voyage for the exploration of New Zealand.

Portrait l.", around: "IAC· COOK OCEANI INVESTIGATOR ACERRIMVS (James Cook the most intrepid investigator of the seas) REG· SOC· LOND· SOCIO SVO" (The Royal Society of London to its Fellow). Signed L.P.F. below the bust. / Fortune standing l., and leaning against a column at r. is placing a rudder upon a globe. The British shield at r. Curved above: "NIL INTENTATVM NOSTRI LIQVERE (Our men have left nothing unattempted)". In exergue: "AVSPICIIS GEORGII III (Under the auspices of George III). Eimer 780; Eimer, The Pingo Family 64.

Medallist :

L.P.F. (Lewis Pingo), 1743 London - 1830 Camberwell, South London, England


Nice EXTREMELY FINE+, little tarnish.

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