Wilhelmina, Queen of the Netherlands Medal
Bronze; cardboard, paper, textile
diameter: 2 3/8 in. ( 6 cm )
box: 2 5/8 in. ( 6.7 cm )
Bronze struck medal with obverse depicting draped bust-length portrait of Wilhelmina facing left with legend: "WILHELMINA.KONINGIN.DER.NEDERLANDEN." Reverse depicts royal Dutch coat of arms with legend: "MDCCCXCVIII MDCCCCXXIII." Medal is inset into circular white cardboard box with dark purple silk velvet lining.
Gift of Joseph Ferris Simmons, 1925
Inscription: obverse, at lower right of field: "Toon Dupuis"
Inscription: reverse, at lower center of field: ".B.I.H."
Inscription: box cover, imprinted in blue: "NV. KONINKLUKE NEDERLANDSCHE/EDELMETAAL BEERUVEN/AFDEELING MEDAILLES"
Inscription: box bottom, inscribed in black ink: "Presented by/Joseph Ferris Simmons/April 21,1925/Museum/Accession/# 217"
Inscription: edge, upper center, engraved: "To The New York Historical Society"
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