St. Peter’s College Westminster Medal for Modern Languages. David McGill (c. 1864-1947). Silvered bronze, 78mm diameter. Private collection. The medal is unsigned but is listed as being by David McGill in L. Forrer, Biographical Dictionary of the Medallists, III, 2 & VII, 522. An example, along with other medals by the artist, was exhibited at the 1910 Exhibition of Medals held at the ANS in New York, catalogue page 208. [Click on these images to enlarge them.]

Inscribed (obverse):

ST PETERS COLLEGE · WESTMINSTER / AWARDED / FOR / MODERN / LANGUAGES / DAT DEUS INCREMENTUM / MEDAL INSTITUTED 1900

Inscribed (reverse):

THIS MEDAL IS / GIVEN IN MEMORY OF / THE VERY REV. EDMUND / GOODENOUGH · HEADMASTER / OF WESTMINSTER 1819- / -28 · AND DEAN OF WELLS · / AND OF HIS THREE SONS / FREDERICK ADDINGTON / GOODENOUGH 1839-'46 · / COMMODORE JAMES GRA- / HAM GOODENOUGH R.N., / C.B. C.M.G. 1841-'44 · / AND LIEUT. GEN. SIR/ WILLIAM HOWLEY / GOODENOUGH / K.C.B. 1845-'49 /

[This last on heraldic scroll lower left] AD SANGUINEM

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