Council Medal, Pierre Antoine Hippolyte Bonnardel

Council Medal, Pierre Antoine Hippolyte Bonnardel

Council of the Great Exhibition Medal
Pierre Antoine Hippolyte Bonnardel (1824-56)
Engraved by Joseph François Domard (1792-1858)
England (London)
1851
Bronze, struck 
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.