Netherlands: Coronation of Queen Wilhelmina

Netherlands: Coronation of Queen WilhelminaNetherlands: Coronation of Queen Wilhelmina
Form: Circular with attached loop
By: Begeer, Utrecht, Netherlands
Date: 1898
Ref:  Laidlaw: 0741b;
29.1 mmBronze11.2 gm$12

Edge: Plain.

Obverse: Bareheaded bust of the young Queen Wilhelmina wearing a pearl necklace, left. Legend: “WILHELMINA KONINGIN DER NED.”

Reverse: Coat of arms of the Netherlands with lion supporters, crown above and motto: “JE MAINTIENDRAI”. On a ribbon at the top: “INGEHUL DIGD 6 SEPT 1898”. Signed: “BEGEER” lower right.

Notes: Queen Wilhelmina was crowned on 6 December 1898 six days after her 18th birthday.