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Victoria: Exposition Universelle, 1867

French
1867


Dimensions

Diameter and weight: 13 mm (1/2 in.)

Accession Number

13.801

Medium or Technique

Metal; gilt alloy

Not On View

Collections

Europe

Classifications

Medals

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 wreath “VISITE/A/L’EXPOSITION/UNIVERSELLE/EN/1867”.

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