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1897 Gold Great Britain Queen Victoria Diamond Jubilee Medal In Case

1897 Gold Great Britain Queen Victoria Diamond Jubilee Medal In Case
1897 Gold Great Britain Queen Victoria Diamond Jubilee Medal In Case
1897 Gold Great Britain Queen Victoria Diamond Jubilee Medal In Case
1897 Gold Great Britain Queen Victoria Diamond Jubilee Medal In Case

1897 Gold Great Britain Queen Victoria Diamond Jubilee Medal In Case   1897 Gold Great Britain Queen Victoria Diamond Jubilee Medal In Case

OFFICIAL MEDALLIC ISSUE COMMEMORATING 60 YEARS OF THE REIGN OF THE QUEEN EMPRESS. QUEEN VICTORIA RELIEF CROWNED PORTRAIT BUST "VEILED HEAD"; LATIN LEGEND. "VICTORIA ANNVM REGNI SEAGESIMVM FELICITER CLAVDIT XXIVN-MDCCXCVII". (60 HAPPY YEARS ENCOMPASSING THE REIGN OF VICTORIA).

QUEEN VICTORIA RELIEF PORTRAIT BUST "YOUNG HEAD" HAIR BRAIDED AND WITH FILLET, BOWED LAUREL SPRIG BELOW, LATIN INSCRIPTION. LONGITVDO DIERVM IN DEXTERA EJVS, ET IN SINISTRA GLORIA. FROM PROVERBS CHAPTER 3: "LENGTH OF DAYS IS IN HER RIGHT HAND: AND IN HER LEFT HAND RICHES AND HONOR". AT 18 YEARS OLD, VICTORIA INHERITED THE THRONE IN 1837 FROM HER UNCLE, WILLIAM IV.

BECAUSE OF THE GERMAN SALIC LAW SHE COULD NOT INHERIT THE KINGDOM OF HANOVER, WHICH WENT TO HER UNCLE, HER FATHER'S YOUNGER BROTHER. VICTORIA MARRIED HER FIRST COUSIN, PRINCE ALBERT OF SAXE-COBURG AND GOTHA, IN 1840 AND THEY HAD 9 CHILDREN TOGETHER. ALBERT DIED IN 1861, EIGHT YEARS BEFORE THIS COIN WAS ISSUED, AND VICTORIA WENT INTO DEEP MOURNING AND SECLUSION FROM HIS LOSS, AND WORE BLACK FOR THE REST OF HER LIFE. IN 1896, VICTORIA SURPASSED HER PREDECESSOR, GEORGE III, AS THE LONGEST-REIGNING MONARCH IN ENGLISH, SCOTTISH OR BRITISH HISTORY.

INSTEAD OF CELEBRATING THAT EVENT; IT WAS DECIDED TO COMBINE ALL CELEBRATIONS TO COINCIDE WITH THE DIAMOND JUBILEE OF HER ACCESSION IN 1897. THE DIAMOND JUBILEE WAS MADE A CELEBRATORY FESTIVAL ACROSS THE ENTIRE VAST BRITISH EMPIRE, AND THE PROCESSIONAL PARADE THROUGH LONDON INCLUDED PRIME MINISTERS FROM ALL THE DOMINIONS, AND TROOPS GATHERED FROM BRITISH TERRITORIES AND DOMINIONS ALL OVER THE WORLD. MEDALLION CONTAINS 12.9 GRAMS OF. We cannot declare any package as a "gift", sampleetc. The item "1897 GOLD GREAT BRITAIN QUEEN VICTORIA DIAMOND JUBILEE MEDAL IN CASE" is in sale since Thursday, June 13, 2019.

This item is in the category "Coins & Paper Money\Exonumia\Medals". The seller is "rarecoincollector" and is located in Fort Lauderdale, Florida. This item can be shipped worldwide.

  • Circulated/Uncirculated: SPECIMEN MATTE PROOF
  • Composition: Gold
  • Country/Region of Manufacture: United Kingdom
  • Year: 1897


1897 Gold Great Britain Queen Victoria Diamond Jubilee Medal In Case   1897 Gold Great Britain Queen Victoria Diamond Jubilee Medal In Case