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Medal stuck in honour of Sir John Rennie to mark the opening of the Basin and docks at Sheerness, 1823, by William Bain, silver.

Inscription: JOHN RENNIE
Inscription: BASIN AND DOCKS AT SHEERNESS BEGUN JANUARY XIX MDCCCXIV OPENED SEPTEMB. V MDCCCXXIII.

Museum number: SDR21.9

Curatorial note

The obverse of this medal is a bare head of John Rennie. The reverse is an aerial view of the Sheerness docks and a plan view (detail) of a ship in dry dock.


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