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Entry of Princess Alexandra into the City of London: CM.TR.2578-R

Object information

Current Location: In storage


Entry of Princess Alexandra into the City of London


Engraver: Wyon, Joseph Shepherd
Engraver: Wyon, Alfred Benjamin




History note: Under Review

Acquisition and important dates

Method of acquisition: Loan (1937) by Trinity College, Cambridge


Production date: AD 1863

Components of the work

Object composed of bronze Diameter (min) 76.3 mm Diameter 76.3 mm

Inscription or legends present

Inscription present: Bare head of Princess Alexandra facing left

  • Location: Obverse
  • Type: Design

Inscription present: Londinia welcoming Princess Alexandra who is led by the Prince of Wales; attendants, one with cornucopia around. Inscription above a triumphal arch. In exergue: Inscription divided by arms of London

  • Text: Above triumphal arch: WELCOME ALEXANDRA In exergue: MAR: 1863
  • Location: Reverse
  • Type: Design

References and bibliographic entries

Identification numbers

Accession number: CM.TR.2578-R
Primary reference Number: 229224
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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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