101845 | GREAT BRITAIN. Victoria Golden Jubilee bronze Medal.

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    101845  |  GREAT BRITAIN. Victoria. Golden Jubilee bronze Medal. Issued 1887 (77mm, 175.13 g, 12). By J. E. Boehm and F. Leighton at the Royal mint in London.

     

    VICTORIA REGINA ET IMPERATRIX, crowned and veiled bust left / IN · COMMEMORATION, personification of the Empire seated facing on throne, holding reversed sword set on ground and globus surmounted by crowning Victory; above, two cherubim flying and holding shields and wreaths; to left, Science, Letters, and Art standing right; to right, Industry and Agriculture standing left; at their feet, Mercury reclining right and Time seated left; all set on pediment above five interlocked shields inscribed ASIA, AMERICA, EUROPA, AUSTRAL/ASIA, and AFRICA. Edge: Plain.

     

    BHM 3219; Eimer 1733b. Mint State. Deep chocolate brown surfaces, with a slight glossy nature in the fields; a light mark before the queen's nose and some subtle roughness to the right of her veil are noted merely for completeness.

     

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