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 )
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 bo
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
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