GREAT BRITAIN 1851 London The International Industrial Exhibition (Allen HP-B125)

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Collections: Medals, World Medals

Product type: Medal

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GREAT BRITAIN 1851 London The International Industrial Exhibition 51mm white metal medal 39.6 grams (Allen HP-B125, BHM 2420) by Allen & Moore

Obverse: Crowned Gothic bust of Queen Victoria facing left within a laurel wreath, VICTORIA QUEEN OF GREAT BRITAIN

Reverse: View of the Crystal Palace, THE INTERNATIONAL INDUSTRIAL EXHIBITION / LONDON 1851 / PROPOSED BY H.R.H. PRINCE ALBERT, / DESIGNED BY JOSEPH PAXTON ESQ. F.L.S. / ERECTED BY FOX, HENDERSON 7 CO. / LENGTH 1848 FEET, WIDTH 456 FEET, / HEIGHT OF PRINCIPAL ROOF 66 FEET, / HEIGHT OF TRANSEPT 108 FEET, / GLAZED SURFACE 900,000 SUP FEET, / OCCUPIES 18 ACRES / OF GROUND, / ESTIMATED VALUE £150,000 / ALLEN & MOORE

Edge: Plain