Creator

Creation Date

1897

Era

1800-1900

Medium

Bronze medal

Dimensions

3 x 3

Credit Line

Long-term Loan from the Estate of Boris Blick, 2015

Accession Number

2015.159.6

Creator Biography

Spink and Son, British.

Description

Dated 1897, this bronze medal features on the obverse a profile bust of Queen Victoria with the inscription "IN COMMEMORATION ANNO REGINI" as well as "VICTORIA DEI GRA BRITT REGINA FID DEG IND IMP" around the outer circle. On the reverse the royal arms are seen with the British empire country names in 50 shields.

Provenance

Proper markings according to "Comptoir des Monnaies". Obverse reads "1897 In Commemoration Anno Regini," and "Victoria Dei Gra Britt Regina Fid Deg Ind Imp".

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