Council of the Great Exhibition Medal
Pierre Antoine Hippolyte Bonnardel (1824-56)
Engraved by Joseph François Domard (1792-1858)
Museum no. I.S. 03642
Given by the Royal Commissioners for the 1851 Great Exhibition
The reverse of the finished struck medal shows showing Britannia holding two laurel wreaths, standing before a trophy of flags. Mercury stands at the left and Commerce at the right. Attributes of commerce and industry are also shown.
Legend in Latin, 'For there is a certain country in the great world', with the date in Roman numerals.