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HISTORY

Object Name

Nobel Peace Prize

Date Made

1977
1977

Place Made

Norway: Kongsberg
Kongsberg

Description

Nobel Peace Prize for 1976 awarded to Mairead Corrigan and Betty Williams on 10th December 1977 at the Oslo City Hall in Norway for their work to promote the cause of peace and reconciliation in Northern Ireland. Obverse shows profile of Alfred Nobel, reverse shows three men in a fraternal bond with the inscription ‘Pro Pace et Fraternitate Gentium’ (For the Peace and Brotherhood of Men).

Materials

gold

Catalogue Number

BELUM.W2012.82.1

Copyright

National Museums NI