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Medal

  • Place of origin:

    England (made)

  • Date:

    ca. 1897 (made)

  • Artist/Maker:

    Spink & Son Ltd (medallists)

  • Museum number:

    A.152-1929

  • Gallery location:

    In Storage

This bronze medal made by Messrs Spink and Son commemorates the Diamond Jubilee of Queen Victoria in 1897.

Physical description

Obv., bust of Queen Victoria, crowned, in profile to left. Rev., Britannia attended by Industry and Progress receives the City of London, bearing a cornucopiae and the City arms and escorted by Commerce and the Colonies.

Place of Origin

England (made)

Date

ca. 1897 (made)

Artist/maker

Spink & Son Ltd (medallists)

Marks and inscriptions

"IN HONOREUM VICTORIAE R. ET I: EXCUD: CUR. CIVITAS LOND:," "SPINK AND SON, LONDON"
obv.

"FROM MY HEART I THINK MY BELOVED PEOPLE, MAY GOD BLESS THEM. V. R. I. 1837-1897. SPINK AND SON LONDON."
rev.

Dimensions

Diameter: 76 mm

Descriptive line

Medal, Diamond Jubilee of Queen Victoria; bronze. English ca. 1897

Bibliographic References (Citation, Note/Abstract, NAL no)

Forrer, Louis. Biographical Dictionary of Medallists. London: Spink & Son Ltd., 1902-30. Vol. V. pp. 638 ff.

Materials

Bronze

Categories

Coins & Medals

Collection

Sculpture Collection

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