Earl of Charlemont,Royal Irish Academy,
Earl of Charlemont, Royal Irish Academy, , bronze medal, 1786, by W. Mossop, bust of the Earl of Charlemont bare head left, IACOBUS. COMES DE. CHARLEMONT. PRAES, (JAMES, EARL OF CHARLEMONT PRESIDENT), rev. Hibernia seated left holding shield with crowned Irish harp, VETERES REVOCAVIT ARTES/ ACAD REG. HIB. INST. / JAN28 / MDCCLXXXVI, (IT HAS REVIVED OLD ARTS/ THE ROYAL IRISH ACADEMY FOUNDED JANUARY 28TH 1786, 53 mm, (BHM267, Frazer 1887/449). Extremely fine and rare. £Sold
William Mossop gave a bill to the Academy of thirty guineas "for sinking the die." The medal was subsequently issued from 1790 as the Cunningham prize.
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