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Diamond Jubilee of Queen Victoria. 1897.: CM.YG.3431-R

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Diamond Jubilee of Queen Victoria. 1897.


Ruler: Victoria (1837-1901)
Engraver: Spink and Son Ltd
Engraver: Bowcher, Frank




History note: Under Review

Acquisition and important dates

Method of acquisition: Given (1936-07-07) by Young, Arthur W.


Production date: AD 1897

Components of the work

Object composed of bronze Diameter (min) 51 mm Diameter 51 mm Weight 50.74 g

Inscription or legends present

Inscription present: Crowned, laureate, veiled, draped bust of Queen Victoria, facing left.

  • Location: Obverse
  • Type: Design

Inscription present: An open Bible inscribed; "FEAR GOD HONOUR THE KING" within circle inscribed, around, five oval medallions inscribed with the names of the primates divided by mitres and crosiers.

  • Text: PRIMATES OF ALL ENGLAND F.TEMPLE 1896. (in medallions) WM HOWLEY 1828-48, J.B. SUMNER 1848-62, C.T.LONGLEY 1862-68, A.C.TAIT 1868-82, E.W.BENSON 1882 - 96.
  • Location: Reverse
  • Type: Design

References and bibliographic entries

Identification numbers

Accession number: CM.YG.3431-R
Primary reference Number: 228227
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Audit data

Created: Monday 19 August 2019 Updated: Monday 29 March 2021 Last processed: Tuesday 13 June 2023

Associated departments & institutions

Owner or interested party: The Fitzwilliam Museum
Associated department: Coins and Medals

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