Sir Roderick Impey Murchison (Biographical details)

Sir Roderick Impey Murchison (curator; scientist/engineer; British; Male; 1792 - 1871)

Also known as

Murchison, Roderick Impey

Biography

KCB; FRS; DCL; LL D; baronet, geologist and geographer; director of the Museum of Practical Geology.
Probably the former owner of coins in the collection of Sir John Evans (q.v.), although he refers to the owner as Captain R. M. Murchison. Sales of "Captain Murchison's Collection" were held in 1864 and 1866.

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