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Medal

  • Place of origin:

    England (made)

  • Date:

    1863 (made)

  • Artist/Maker:

    J. S. Wyon & A. B. Wyon (medallists)

  • Museum number:

    A.191-1929

  • Gallery location:

    In Storage

This medal by J. S. & A. B. Wyon commemorates the entry of Princess Alexandra into the City of London.

Physical description

Obv., bare head of Princess Alexandra left. Rev., Londinia welcoming Princess Alexandra who iss led by the Prince of Wales; attendants, one with cornucopia, around. Arms of the City of London in exergue.

Place of Origin

England (made)

Date

1863 (made)

Artist/maker

J. S. Wyon & A. B. Wyon (medallists)

Marks and inscriptions

"ALEXANDRA"
obv.

"WELCOME ALEXANDRA"
rec.

Descriptive line

Medal, entry of Princess Alexandra into the City of London. English 1863.

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

Brown, Laurence. A Catalogue of British Historical Medals 1837-1901. London, 1987. Volume II. The Reign of Queen Victoria. no. 2783.

Materials

Bronze

Subjects depicted

Cornucopia

Categories

Coins & Medals; Portraits

Collection

Sculpture Collection

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