'Thames Regatta 1843'
Heavily struck sterling silver circular medal. The obverse shows Thamesis (Old Father Thames), flanked by reeds, leaning on an open clam shell engraved "Thames Regatta/ 1843" The reverse is engraved "No 8/ Eight Oared Race" with bordering laurel wreath.
Circular bronze participation medal for 1960 Rome Olympics.
A classical style, deeply cast or struck; one of these was given to each Olympic athlete, including each rower.
The obverse shows a nude classical figure running through the five Olympic rings. The reverse has lettering around the circumference that reads "Giochi della XVII Olimpiade/Roma MCMLX" surrounding a somewhat abstract land, sea and air design.