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Colony of Natal: Victoria Diamond Jubilee: Simpson & Co Durban

Colony of Natal: Victoria Diamond Jubilee: Simpson & Co DurbanColony of Natal: Victoria Diamond Jubilee: Simpson & Co Durban
Form: Circular. Pierced at 12 o’clock.
By: ?
Date: 1897
Ref:  Laidlaw: 0186;
Variations:
SizeMetalMassValue
38.5 mmWhite Metal20.8 gm$30

Edge: Plain.

Obverse: Veiled and diademed bust of Queen Victoria, left. Legend above: "VICTORIA REGINA" and below: "1837-1897"

Reverse: At the top in an arc: "VICTORIA REG. ET IMP". Across: "BORN 1819 / CROWNED 1838 / MARRIED 1840 / SIXTIETH YEAR / 1897 / (line) / PRESENTED BY / SIMPSON & Co / TAYLORS & OUTFITTERS /
WEST & FIELD STREETS / DURBAN

Notes: The medal is suspended from a pin to which is attached a pressed metal crown.