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George Frederic Handel Centennial Medal

Object Number: 
1945.248
Date: 
1859
Medium: 
Bronze
Dimensions: 
diameter: 2 in. ( 5.1 cm )
Marks: 
Inscription: obverse, on bust truncation, at right: "W.J. TAYLOR LONDON" Inscription: edge, lower center: "J.J.PETERS. PERFORMER."
Description: 
Bronze struck medal with obverse showing draped male bust facing left with legend: "GEORGE FREDERIC HANDEL." Reverse contains inscription at center, enclosed by laurel and palm wreath: "CENTENARY/COMMEMORATION/CRYSTAL PALACE/MDCCCLIX."
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group