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Victoria’s Golden Jubilee

452, Lot: 905. Estimate $300.
Sold for $575. This amount does not include the buyer’s fee.

HANOVER. Victoria. 1837-1901. AR Medal (77mm, 218.00 g, 12h). Golden Jubilee Commemoration. By J. E. Boehm and F. Leighton. Struck 1887-1889. VICTORIA REGINA ET IMPERATRIX, crowned and veiled bust left / IN · COMMEMORATION, personification of the Empire seated facing on throne, holding reversed sword set on ground and globe surmounted by crowning Victory; above, two cherubim flying and holding shields and wreaths; to left, Science, Letters, and Art standing right; to right, Industry and Agriculture standing left; at their feet, Mercury reclining right and Time seated left; all set on pediment above five interlocked shields inscribed ASIA, AMERICA, EUROPA, AUSTRAL/ASIA, and AFRICA. BHM 3219; Eimer 1733b . Uneven tone, once polished. EF. In original case of issue, case showing minor evidence of age.

From the G.W.K. Roberts Collection.