For sale is a very rare 1840 Manchester Mechanics Institution struck off through the third annual exhibition held 1840 By George Richmond Collis Medal. Medal by George Richmond Collis and Company in 1840- Manchester Mechanics Institution, struck at exhibition, 1840. Obverse: legend, Struck off during the third annual exhibition 1840. G.R. Collis Del.; in exergue, scene of goddess holding laurel wreath, gesturing l. to building headed Mechanics Institution, bust of Dalton at her feet alongside beehive, cornucopia, factory chimney, artistic and industrial motifs. Reverse: head relief profile to left; legend headed, Sir B Heywood Bart; legend President of the Manchester Mechanics Institution from its commencement AD 1824.
The medals diameter is 52.2mm x thickness 4.4mm.
The details on this medal are truly beautiful, there are some very slight flat spots on the edges so please see photos for more details. But the details on the medal are Beautifully preserved. Guaranteed original or money back guaranteed. This will be sent 1st class signed for and dispatched within two to three working day’s.