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Francis Crawshay commemorative medal

manufacturer unknown

Date: 1847

Media: silver

Size: diameter 38 mm

Acquired: 1984; Gift

Accession Number: 84.125I

Medal issued by Francis Crawshay to commemorate his taking over the management of Hirwaun Ironworks upon his brother Henry’s move to manage the family’s mining and smelting interests in the Forest of Dean in 1847.

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