'Coronation of Queen Victoria'
Medal (obverse view)
Benedetto Pistrucci (1784-1855)
Museum no. A.6-1916
Given by the Deputy Master of the Royal Mint
Queen Victoria's coronation took place on 28 June 1838 in Westminster Hall. During the ceremony the Treasurer of the Household threw silver medals to crowds. The queen had sat specially for the portrait.
View the reverse of this medal