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Crystal Palace Exhibition Prize Medal
Date: 1851
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Medium: Bronze
Dimensions: Overall (diameter): 3 in. (7.6 cm)
Place made: Europe, England, London
Description: Bronze struck medal with obverse depicting accolated busts of Victoria and Albert facing left; two dolphins beneath and royal seal at right; legend: "VICTORIA D:G:BRIT: REG F:D: ALBERTUS PRINCEPS CONJUX/MDCCCLI." Reverse depicts seated figure of Fame, at left, placing laurel wreath upon head of kneeling female at right, with four female figures representing different continents standing behind; legend: "DISSOCIATA LOCIS CONCORDI PACE LIGAVIT."
Object Number: INV.10768
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Marks: Inscription: obverse, at lower left of field: "W.WYON R.A." Inscription: obverse, at lower right of field: "ROYAL MINT." Inscription: around edge: "PRIZE MEDAL OF THE EXHIBITION/P. VAN SCHENDEL. CLASS X."