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Medal - Calcutta International Exhibition, India, 1884 Numismatics Reg. No: NU 23861

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India Calcutta Australia Victoria
Medal - Calcutta International Exhibition Silver Prize, 1883 - 84 (AD)
Awarded to: McCoy, Frederick (Prof.)
Other Details: Calcutta International Exhibition medal, awarded to Frederick McCoy.
Description:
A silver prize medal (51 mm diameter) featuring a crowned bust of Queen Victoria. The prize medals from this exhibition were issued without the name of the winner engraved on the reverse, as in most cases this medal has not been engraved.
Discipline: Numismatics
Dimensions: 52 mm (Diameter)

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Tagged with: museum history
Themes this item is part of: Public Life & Institutions Collection, HM Queen Victoria (1819-1901), Sir Frederick McCoy, University Professor & Museum Director (1817-1899)
Primary Classification: MEDALS
Secondary Classification: Commemorative
Tertiary Classification: exhibitions
Series: Indian Exhibition Medals
DateEra: 1884 AD
Obverse Description: Bust of Queen Victoria in the style of Empress of India; around on broad rim defined by a rope, CALCUTTA INTERNATIONAL EXHIBITION . 1883 - 84
Reverse Description: Within open wreath, AWARDED TO [no inscription, as issued]
Edge Description: Plain
Inscriptions: Obverse: CALCUTTA INTERNATIONAL EXHIBITION . 1883 - 84 .
Reverse: AWARDED TO
Shape: Round
Material: Silver
Issued By: Calcutta, India, 1884
Awarded To: Sir Frederick McCoy, Australia, 1884
Person Depicted: HM Queen Victoria, England, Great Britain

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