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Queen Victoria Gold Medal of the International Inventions and Music Exhibition: CM.215-1935

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Titles

Queen Victoria Gold Medal of the International Inventions and Music Exhibition

Maker(s)

Wyon, Leonard Charles (Engraver)

Acquisition and important dates

Method of acquisition: Given (1935-05-20) by Darwin, The Hon. Lady

Dating

Production date: AD 1885

Note

Copy of Day, F.

Components of the work

Object composed of gold Diameter (min) 45.6 mm Diameter 45.6 mm Weight 43.17 g

Inscription or legends present

Inscription present: Diademed veiled head of Queen Victoria facing left

  • Text: VICTORIA REGINA
  • Location: Obverse
  • Type: Design

Inscription present: Two figures symbolising invention and music seated above an inscribed plaque

  • Text: On plaque:1885 INTERNATIONAL INVENTIONS EXHIBITION Labelling figure to left: INVENTIONS Labelling figure to right: MUSIC
  • Location: Reverse
  • Type: Design

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Identification numbers

Accession number: CM.215-1935
Primary reference Number: 229382
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Audit data

Created: Monday 19 August 2019 Updated: Monday 16 September 2019 Last processed: Sunday 21 March 2021

Associated departments & institutions

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

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