Albert Victor Edward of Wales: Recovery from typhoid fever
Mint: London, Great Britain
Diameter and weight: 58 mm (2 5/16 in.)
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Circular medal of Albert Victor Edward of Wales (1864-1892), commemorating his recovery from typhoid fevor.
Obverse: Profile bust of Albert looking to proper right; inscribed at edge “ALBERT EDWARD PRINCE OF WALES” and under bust “J.B.WYON SC”.
Reverse: Crown over three plume feathers and above branches and an inscribed banderola; inscribed at edge “·NATIONAL·THANKSGIVING·FOR·RECOVERY·OF·THE·PRINCE·OF·WALES·” and “FEB:1872”, on banderola “ICH DIEU”, below “J.S. & A.B.WYON”.
Obverse: Inscribed under bust "J.B.WYON SC" and at edge "ALBERT EDWARD PRINCE OF WALES".
Reverse: Inscribed at edge "·NATIONAL·THANKSGIVING·FOR·RECOVERY·OF·THE·PRINCE·OF·WALES·" and "FEB:1872", on banderola "ICH DIEU", and below "J.S. & A.B.WYON".
By 1898, Boston Numismatic Society; 1898, gift of the Boston Numismatic Society to the MFA. (Accession Date: November 1, 1898)
Gift of the Boston Numismatic Society