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Diamond Jubilee Medal, Queen Victoria 1897

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Collection Orders and medals, Coins and medals
Gallery locationNot on display
PeopleProvenance: Beatty, David
EventsQueen Victoria's Diamond Jubilee, 1896-1897

Object details:

Object ID MED2220
Description Awarded to Admiral of the Fleet, Earl David Beatty, G C B. Obverse: Bust of Queen Victoria (L) Legend: 'VICTORIA D.G. REGINA ET IMPERATRIX F.D." Reverse: Within a wreath of roses, shamrocks and thistles surmounted by the Imperial crown. Inscription: "IN COMMEMORATION OF THE 60TH YEAR OF THE REIGN OF QUEEN VICTORIA 20 JUNE 1897". Mounted on a bar with 13 other medals. Fitted with a loop & ring & a blue ribbon with two white stripes.
Date made 1897

Artist/Maker Emptmeyer, C.
Credit National Maritime Museum, Greenwich, London, Earl Beatty Collection. Purchased with the assistance of the National Heritage Memorial Fund, 1983.
Materials metal: silver; organic: textile [ribbon]
Measurements 30 mm
  • Diamond Jubilee Medal, Queen Victoria 1897 (MED2220)
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