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Britain: Queen Victoria 60th anniversary white metal diamond jubilee/Sheffield visit medal by M.R.T.D (unclear die strike), 1897; size: 38.75mm; weight: 20.75g. Obverse bears left-
Item code: 0130548

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Britain: Queen Victoria 60th anniversary white metal diamond jubilee/Sheffield visit medal by M.R.T.D (unclear die strike), 1897; size: 38.75mm; weight: 20.75g. Obverse bears left-facing bust of Victoria, with legend "Victoria Regina Et Imperatrix". On reverse 10 lined legend commemorating her welcome by the children of Sheffield. The inscriptions on this medal were the idea of the Duke of Norfolk (Henry Fitzalan-Howard), and each child in attendence to greet the Queen wore this medal during her visit on 21 May 1897.