Medal commemorating opening of Blackfriars Bridge

Made:
1869 in London
maker:
George Gammon Adams

Medal commemorating opening of Blackfriars Bridge and Holborn Viaduct, London, 1869. Bronze; 76mm diameter, 6mm deep. Obverse, showing both, in laurel swags conjoined with coat of arms of City of London, clasical lady on left holding shield dated Opened Nov 6; figure of Britannia on right; artist at base, G.G. Adams Desc. Reverse: head of Queen Victoria, relief profile to left; legend Victoria DG Brit Regina FD

Details

Category:
Coins, Medals & Tokens
Object Number:
1984-784
Measurements:
diameter: 6 x 76 mm
type:
medal
taxonomy:
  • visual and verbal communication
credit:
Seaby, B.A. Ltd.