Visit of the Prince of Wales Medal

Object Number: 
INV.5045
Date: 
1919
Medium: 
Bronze; cardboard, paper
Dimensions: 
box: 2 13/16 x 2 13/16 x 7/16 in. ( 7.1 x 7.1 x 1.1 cm ) diameter: 2 1/2 in. ( 6.3 cm )
Marks: 
Inscription: obverse, at lower right of image: "JF" Inscription: edge, lower center: "85" Inscription: inside box cover, imprinted in black: "MEDALLIC ART CO./NEW YORK"
Description: 
Bronze struck medal with obverse showing uniformed bust of Edward, Prince of Wales, facing right, with his coat of arms at lower right and surrounding legend: "EDWARD . PRINCE OF WALES." Reverse depicts standing allegorical female figure crowned with laurel wreath; with inscription at left, flanked by oak branches: "COMMEMORATING/THE VISIT OF/H.R.H. THE PRINCE/OF WALES/TO THE/UNITED STATES/NOVEMBER/M.C.M.X.I.X."; below, at center, is seal of the American Numismatic Society. Medal is inset into white square cardboard box.
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Creative: Tronvig Group