Wedgwood black basalt medallion moulded with Dr Meade physician to George II, circa 1775

Richard Mead, FRS, FRCP, (11 August 1673 – 16 February 1754) was an English physician. His work, A Short Discourse concerning Pestilential Contagion, and the Method to be used to prevent it (1720), was of historic importance in the understanding of transmissible diseases.

Impressed “Wedgwood” in lower case on the back

Dimensions: 3 ½” by 2 ⅞”

In good condition