An 1864 McGill University Elizabeth Torrance Medal
An 1864 McGill University Elizabeth Torrance Medal - Bronze, obverse illustrating the front-facing bust of Justinian I flanked by religious icons, inscribed "JUSTINIANUS" above and engraver marked "J.S. & A.B. WYON SC.", reverse illustrating the McGill University coat-of-arms surmounted by a crown, inscribed "UNIVERSITAS McGILL PRAEMIUM IN FACULTATE JURIS" inside an open-ended wreath of crossed palm leaves, surrounded by a ribbon banner inscribed "AD. NOM: ELIZABETH : TORRANCE. PERPETUAND: MARIT: JOANNES: TORRANCE. INST: 1864.", 44.7 mm, oxidation spots evident on the obverse, residue in the recessed areas around the type on the reverse from cleaning, near extremely fine.