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TH102 1742 The Martin Folkes medal


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TH102 The 1742 Martin Folkes medal.

A superb example of this scarce and very early medal, beautifully toned.

Martin Folkes was an antiquary, astronomer and mathematician and a Fellow of the Royal Society at the age of 23 with Honorary Degrees from both Oxford and Cambridge. He was also a numismatist.

He was Deputy Grand Master of the Premier Grand Lodge of England as well as a Member of the Grand Orient of France.

He died in 1754 at the age of 64.

Cat. No. TH102.

In superb condition. Bronze.