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Albert Victor Edward of Wales: Visit to London, 1885

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Circular medal of Albert Victor Edward of Wales (1864-1892), commemorating his visit to London on 29 June 1885. Obverse: Profile bust of Albert Victor looking to proper left in a wreath of roses and other plants; inscribed above ".H.R.H.PRINCE ALBERT VICTOR EDWARD OF WALES.", on bust...

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Inscription

Obverse: Inscribed above ".H.R.H.PRINCE ALBERT VICTOR EDWARD OF WALES.", on bust "G.G.ADAMS. SC.", and below "BORN JANUARY 8TH 1864". Reverse: Inscribed above "RECEIVING THE FREEDOM OF THE CITY OF LONDON JUNE 29TH 1885." and below "G.G.ADAMS.D.F.".

Provenance

2005, Coin Galleries, New York; February 2005, sold by Coin Galleries to Cornelius C. Vermuele, III; 2005, gift of Cornelius C. Vermeule, III to the MFA. (Accession Date: January 25, 2006)

Credit Line

Gift of Cornelius C. Vermeule III in honor of Malcolm Rogers

British (London), 1885

Mint

London, Great Britain

Dimensions

Diameter: 7.7 cm (3 1/16 in.)

Accession Number

2005.1177

Medium or Technique

Metal; bronze

Collections

Europe

Classifications

Numismatics, Medals