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Victoria: Exposition Universelle, 1867

Circular medal commemorating Queen Victoria of England's visit to the Exposition Universelle in 1867 with hanging loop and ring attached at top. Obverse: Profile bust of Victoria looking to proper right; inscribed at edge "VICTORIA REINA D'ANGLETERRE" and under bust. Reverse: Inscribed in...

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Inscription

Obverse: Inscribed at edge "VICTORIA REINA D'ANGLETERRE" and under bust [need lens to see]. Reverse: Inscribed in wreath "VISITE/A/L'EXPOSITION/UNIVERSELLE/EN/1867".

Provenance

By 1913, Henry H. Fay; gift of Henry H. Fay to the MFA. (Accession Date: May 1, 1913)

Credit Line

Gift of Henry H. Fay

French, 1867

Accession Number

13.801

Medium or Technique

Metal; gilt alloy

Collections

Europe

Classifications

Numismatics, Medals