Visit of the Prince of Wales Medal
Silver; cardboard, paper
box: 2 3/4 x 2 3/4 x 3/8 in. ( 7 x 7 x 1 cm ) diameter: 2 1/2 in. ( 6.3 cm )
Inscription: obverse, at lower right of image: "JF" Inscription: edge, lower center: "44" Inscription: inside box cover, imprinted in black: "MEDALLIC ART CO./New York"
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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