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Coronation Medal of Queen Victoria

Royal Mint1838

The Royal Mint Museum

The Royal Mint Museum
Llantrisant, South Wales

When Victoria ascended the throne in 1837 the preparation of her official coronation medal was entrusted to Benedetto Pistrucci, the talented but temperamental Italian engraver who had been appointed Chief Medallist at the Royal Mint in 1828.

Details

  • Title: Coronation Medal of Queen Victoria
  • Creator: Royal Mint
  • Date: 1838
  • Location Created: London
  • Type: medal
  • Rights: Royal Mint Museum
  • Medium: gold

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