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Wilhelmina: Coronation

Dutch
1898


Object Place: The Netherlands

Accession Number

27.287

Medium or Technique

Metal; copper alloy

Not On View

Collections

Europe

Classifications

Medals

Circular medal of Wilhelmina (1880-1962), queen of the Netherlands, commemorating her coronation. Hanging loop and ring attached at top.

Obverse: Bust of Wilhelmina looking to proper right; inscribed at edge “WILHELMINA KONINGIN DER NED.”

Reverse: Three heraldic shields among branches; inscribed above “INDUSTRIEOPTOCHT” and below “31·AUGUSTUS 1898”.

Inscription

Obverse: Inscribed at edge "WILHELMINA KONINGIN DER NED."

Reverse: Inscribed above "INDUSTRIEOPTOCHT" and below "31·AUGUSTUS 1898".

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