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Ref: 5054

Princess Alexandra of Denmark, Entry into the City of London 1863, bronze medal by JS & AB Wyon

 

 

Obv: bust of Alexandra left

 

Rev: Londinia welcomes Alexandra and the Prince of Wales, attendants around, one of whom empties a cornucopia, WELCOME ALEXANDRA above, in exergue City of London shield dividing MAR 1863

 

 

Condition: Extremely fine, minor reverse edge bruise at 12 o’clock; Diameter: 77mm

 

References: BHM 2783; E 1561; Welch 9

 

Notes: Princess Alexandra of Denmark had become engaged to the Prince of Wales the previous month. A procession through the City of London was arranged for the royal couple, en route to Windsor from Gravesend. This medal is from the Corporation of the City of London series, and was limited to a bronze edition of 350 specimens.

 

Price £175

Alexandra of Denmark enters London 1863, medal
Alexandra of Denmark enters London 1863, medal



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