Medal for opening of New Coal Exchange, 1849, by B

Made:
1849 in London
artist:
Benjamin Wyon

Medal for opening of New Coal Exchange, 1849, by Benjamin Wyon. Bronze; 89mm diameter, 9mm deep. Obverse: New Coal Exchange - Opened Oct 30th 1849 on behalf of her Majesty Queen Victoria by H.R.H. Prince Albert; roundels with relief profiles of Prince Albert, Queen Victoria and two children. Reverse: intaglio relief of interior; legend, The Rt Honble Sir James Duke Lord Mayor - John Wood Esqre Chairman of the Committee - James B Bunning Esqre Architect. B.Wyon sc. Coat of Arms of City of London

Details

Category:
Coins, Medals & Tokens
Object Number:
1982-562
Measurements:
diameter: 9 x 89 mm
type:
medal and medal and
taxonomy:
  • visual and verbal communication
credit:
Eimer, C. (Sicilian Gallery)

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