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Victoria sovereign

Maker:
Medalist (reverse): Benedetto Pistrucci (Italian, 1783–1855, active England)
Designer:
Obverse after a design by Joseph Edgar Boehm (British (born Austria), Vienna 1834–1890 London)
Date:
1887
Culture:
British
Medium:
Gold
Dimensions:
Diameter: 23 mm.
Classification:
Coins
Credit Line:
Gift of Assunta Sommella Peluso, Ada Peluso, and Romano I. Peluso, in memory of Ignazio Peluso, 2001
Accession Number:
2001.217.19
Not on view
Signature: Obverse: (on tranche) J[oseph]. E[dgar]. B[oehm].

Reverse: (in exergue) B[enedetto]. P[istrucci].

Inscription: Obverse: (in margin) VICTORIA D: G: BRITT: REG: F: D:

Reverse: (in exergue) 1837
[ Spink ; sold to Peluso ] ; Assunta Sommella Peluso ; Ada Peluso ; and Romano I. Peluso , New York (until 2001; to MMA)
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