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Marriage of the Prince of Wales and Princess Alexandra: CM.179-1943

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Marriage of the Prince of Wales and Princess Alexandra


Engraver: Brooks, William
Engraver: Adams, Woodhull



Acquisition and important dates

Method of acquisition: Given (1943-9-17) by Kenyon, Lord


Production date: AD 1863

Components of the work

Object composed of white metal Diameter (min) 34.4 mm Diameter 34.4 mm Weight 12.42 g

Inscription or legends present

Inscription present: Clergyman blessing the Prince of Wales and Princess Alexandra witnessed by four attendants, rays above.

  • Text: MARRIED MARCH 10H 1863
  • Location: Obverse
  • Type: Design

Inscription present: Inscription within open wreath, Prince of Wales plumes above conjoined shields

  • Text: On ribbon below Prince of Wales plumes: 10H DIEM Below prince of Wales plumes: THE PRINCE OF WALES BORN NOV. 9. 1841 AND THE PRINCESS ALEXANDRA OF DENMARK BORN DEC. 1. 1844 MARRIED AT WINDSOR MARCH 10. 1863.
  • Location: Reverse
  • Type: Design

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Identification numbers

Accession number: CM.179-1943
Primary reference Number: 229013
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Created: Monday 19 August 2019 Updated: Monday 16 September 2019 Last processed: Tuesday 13 June 2023

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

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