Netherlands: Coronation of Queen Wilhelmina

Netherlands: Coronation of Queen WilhelminaNetherlands: Coronation of Queen Wilhelmina
Form: Circular with attached loop
By: L. Chr. Lauer, Nuremberg Germany
Date: 1898
Ref:  Laidlaw: 0741c;
21.9 mmBronze4.0 gm$12

Edge: Plain.

Obverse: Within a beaded border round the rim, Bareheaded bust of the young Queen Wilhelmina, front. Signed: “LAUER” at the bottom. Legend: “31. AUGUSTUS 1880 (left) 6. SEPTEMBER 1898 (right)”.

Reverse: Within a beaded border round the rim, across: “TER HERINNERING (in an arc) / AAN DE / KRONING / VAN / KONINGIN / WILHELMINA / 1880–1898 (in an arc)”.

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