He is credited with a share in the production of the magnificent series of medals that commemorate the principal events of the age of Louis XIV.
The Royal Society awarded her one of its Royal medals in 1906.
He was elected a fellow of the Royal Society in 1840, and in 1892 was awarded one of the royal medals for his work on photometry and stellar parallax.
In reward for these services Belisarius was invested with the consular dignity, and medals were struck in his honour.
The awards here summarized are quite distinct from those of silver medals which are given by the society in the case of articles possessing sufficient merit, which are entered as " new implements for agricultural or estate purposes."