1052652 | IRELAND. Trinity College, Dublin. ND (Struck 1920) AV Medal. PCGS SP65. By W. Woodhouse. Edge: Plain. 39.5mm. 30.55gm. COLL. SS. ET. INDIVID. TRIN. REG. ELIZABETHAE. JVXTA. DVBL. 1591. Half-length bust of Elizabeth I, three-quarters right, elaborately draped and jewelled / HIST. MODERNA ET SCIENT. POLIT. FELICITER EXCULTIS; ROBERTUS M. C. DOBBS. 1934. Large heraldic shield. Eimer 1453A; MI i, 158/138; Frazer 1887/191-2 and 614-5.
This medal was issued from about 1850 onward, given occasionally to an outstanding candidate in any of several fields. The design relates to the 1591 grant by Queen Elizabeth I to erect a college at Dublin, leading to the founding of Trinity. Struck in 15 carat gold. Awarded to Robertus M.C. Dobbs in 1934.
Includes original case.
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