Silver medal awarded to “Jacobus Greer” (probably James Greer* of Coneywarren, born 2nd January 1817, died 5th November 1892)
The inscription in Latin has been translated into 2 possibilities:
The first, handwritten, origin unknown.
To one brought up in the language of the muses
at the school of William Smyth
For outstanding and assiduous diligence
Throughout six months
The laurels of the learned
The reward of the brows.
The second, translated by Gibson Sheat, Lawyers on 16/10/84:
Musarum in Grammaticus
In the studies of the muses
Alumno apud Scholum
To the pupil at school
Propter diligentiam per sex mense insignem et assiduam
For outstanding and assiduous diligence over six months
Doctarum Hederae Proemia Frontium
The reward of a garland of ivy for his brow
*Great Uncle of James Greer Fleming of Campsie House, Omagh Co. Tyrone Ulster, Northern Ireland.