Wilhelmina

Dutch (Utrecht)
1900


Object Place: Utrecht, Netherlands

Dimensions

Diameter and weight: 54 mm (2 1/8 in.)

Accession Number

27.289

Medium or Technique

Metal; silver alloy

Not On View

Collections

Europe

Classifications

Medals

Circular medal of Wilhelmina (1880-1962), queen of the Netherlands.

Obverse: Profile bust of Wilhelmina looking to proper right, wearing a crown; inscribed at edge “WILHELMINA KONINGIN” and on bust “[ ][POWDER] 180[ ]”.

Reverse: Draped woman etching inscription into rock with cityscape behind and crowned heraldic shield at her feet; inscribed on rock “3 JUL[ ]/1900/DE/KONINGIN/BEZDEKT/UTRECHT” and at proper left “B.U.”.

Inscription

Obverse: Inscribed at edge "WILHELMINA KONINGIN" and on bust "[ ][POWDER] 180[ ]".

Reverse: Inscribed on rock "3 JUL[ ]/1900/DE/KONINGIN/BEZDEKT/UTRECHT" and at proper left "B.U.".

Provenance

Before 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