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Victoria: Diamond Jubilee

Circular medal of Victoria (1819-1901), queen of Great Britain, commemorating her Diamond Jubilee, or her 60th anniversary (1897). Obverse: Bust of Victoria looking to proper right, wearing veil and a crown; inscribed at edge "VICTORIA REGINA ET IMPERATRIX" and on bust "J.E.B.". Reverse: At...

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Inscription

Obverse: Inscribed at edge "VICTORIA REGINA ET IMPERATRIX" and on bust "J.E.B.". Reverse: Inscribed above "IN.COMMEMORATION" and in exergue on five shields "ASIA", "AMERICA", "EUROPE", "AUSTRAL/ASIA", and "AFRICA".

Provenance

By 1927, The Mary Hooper Packard Collection; 1927, gift of Horace Packard to the MFA. (Accession Date: May 5, 1927)

Credit Line

Gift of Horace Packard

British, 1897

Mint

Great Britain

Accession Number

27.267

Medium or Technique

Metal; bronze

Collections

Europe

Classifications

Numismatics, Medals