SCOTT (ROBERT FALCON) Royal Geographical Society silver medal 1902-1904, of the type presented to Captain Scott and members of the British National Antarctic Expedition, [c.1904]
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SCOTT (ROBERT FALCON) Royal Geographical Society silver medal 1902-1904, of the type presented to Captain Scott and members of the British National Antarctic Expedition, [c.1904]
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SCOTT (ROBERT FALCON)
Royal Geographical Society silver medal 1902-1904, of the type presented to Captain Scott and members of the British National Antarctic Expedition, 1901, signed 'Gilbert Bayes', obverse with bust of Scott in a naval cap facing 3/4 left, engraved 'January 2. 1902/ March 5. 1904' and 'To Captain Robert Falcon Scott. RN. CVO. FRGS Commander of the Expedition' around the edge, reverse with Scott in Antarctic dress standing in front of a sledge being packed by a kneeling figure, with SS Discovery in the ice and a sledge party in the distance, penguins and seals below, engraved 'Presented by the Royal Geographical Society for Antarctic Discovery' around the edge, rim without recipient's name, both sides rubbed, cased, 70mm. [c.1904]

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  • Provenance: purchased from Spink & Son.
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