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medal
  • J. Pinches
    active: England, United Kingdom
  • medal, 1884
  • Where object was made: England, United Kingdom
  • bronze
  • Object Diameter: 4.5 cm
    Object Diameter: 1 3/4 in
  • Gift of Dr. Franklin D. Murphy
  • Not on display
  • 1956.0046
Description

Round, bronze medal.

Obverse: Bust of a woman facing left (identified as Queen Victoria). Text reads, "Victoria Regina."

Reverse: Two standing female figures, one representing Health and the other Education. There is a globe between the two figures and fruits piled on the ground at the base of the globe. Text reads, "The International Health Exhibition, London 1884."