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In addition to the many Staffordshire pottery pieces that were made to commemorate the hanging of James B Rush, a brass medal was also struck in 1849.

The obverse shows a draped bust of him, bare head facing left. JAMES BLOMFIELD RUSH

According to A Catalogue of British Historical Medals 1837-1901 by Laurence Brown, the medal is extremely rare.

With many thanks to Henry Kim of the Ashmolean Museum, Oxford, for providing the images of this medal.


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