England, bronze medal Thanksgiving recovery Prince of Wales

Date: 1872

England, bronze medal Thanksgiving recovery Prince of Wales
England, bronze medal Thanksgiving recovery Prince of Wales
England, bronze medal Thanksgiving recovery Prince of Wales
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Article code15-3608
A bronze medal, struck to mark the Service of National Thanksgiving for the recovery of Edward, Prince of Wales from typhoid fever, dated 27 February 1872. Made by Joseph Shepherd Wyon & Alfred Benjamin Wyon.
Signed: J.S. WYON SC. on obverse; J.S. & A.B. WYON on reverse.

Obverse: Head of Albert Edward, Prince of Wales left.
Legend: ALBERT EDWARD PRINCE OF WALES
Reverse: The Prince of Wales' Feathers badge with his motto 'Ich dien'.
Legend: NATIONAL. THANKSGIVING. FOR. RECOVERY. OF. THE. PRINCE. OF. WALES. FEB:1872.

Weight: 102 grams
Diameter: 57,8 mm

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Albert Edward (1841-1910), Prince of Wales, was the eldest son of Queen Victoria and Prince Albert. The Prince of Wales contracted typhoid fever in December 1871 and nearly died as a result. A national thanksgiving for his recovery was held at St. Paul's Cathedreal on February 27, 1872.

Specifications

Period Post-Medieval, Victorian
Category Medal/Penning
Material Bronze
Country England

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