Medal

Object Number: 
2008.42.342
Date: 
1910
Medium: 
Bronze
Dimensions: 
diameter: 69.8mm (2 3/4 in.)
Marks: 
Obverse at bottom left portrait: "K. SCOTT".
Description: 
Bronze struck medal with obverse showing high-relief right-facing portrait of Peary; legend: "ROBERT EDWIN PEARY 1910". Reverse shows eagle in flight above section of globe; legend: "PRESENTED BY THE ROYAL GEOGRAPHICAL SOCIETY/ FOR ARCTIC EXPLORATION 1886-1909".
Credit Line: 
Gift of the Naval History Society, 1925
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group