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Great Britain: Boer War: Queen Victoria Visit to Ireland

Great Britain: Boer War: Queen Victoria Visit to IrelandGreat Britain: Boer War: Queen Victoria Visit to Ireland
Great Britain: Boer War: Queen Victoria Visit to IrelandGreat Britain: Boer War: Queen Victoria Visit to Ireland
Form: Circular. White Metal medal sometimes holed at 12 o’clock
By: Messrs. Pinches
Date: 1900
Ref:  BHM: 3661; Laidlaw: 0373b;
Variations:
SizeMetalMassValue
36.3 mmBronze23.1 gm$45
36 mmWhite Metal19.1 gm$28

Edge: Plain.

Obverse: Bust of Queen Victoria, left, veiled and with small crown. Legend: “VICTORIA REGINA ET IMPERATRIX”. Signed: "PINCHES" on the truncation. Line ornamented with three circles round the rim.

Reverse: Within a shamrock wreath, crowned shield bearing the Irish Harp. Legend: “TO COMMEMORATE THE VISIT OF HER MAJESTY TO IRELAND APRIL 1900”. Ornamental stop at foot,

Notes: Queen Victoria visited the city of Dublin in Ireland during the month of April 1900. There she paid tribute the the valour of Irishmen who were fighting in the Boer War. She was then 80 years old and died the following year.