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Coronation of Queen Victoria medal
  • England, United Kingdom
  • Coronation of Queen Victoria medal, 1838
  • Where object was made: British Empire (present-day England, United Kingdom)
  • bronze
  • Object Diameter: 5 cm
    Object Diameter: 1 15/16 in
  • Museum purchase
  • On view: Loo Gallery, 401, Cabinet Drawer 4
  • 1955.0010
Label Text

Recto: Image of female (Queen Victoria) set in profile and facing to the left. She wears a crown and earrings with hair tied back into a bun style. Text surrounds image.

Verso: Image of five women. Woman at center wearing dress and crown, holding a scepter. Woman at CR is standing behind a podium with scales. woman is kneeling at right, wearing a dress and holds a fruit horn. Woman at CL is wearing dress, hat, and holds a shield. woman at far left is facing to the left. Lion sitting at the feet on woman at center. Text above and below image.