Richmond Hill Public Library News Index
Commemorative coin
Description
Media Type
Object
Item Type
Coins
Description
Copper commemorative coin belonging to Amos Wright. The coin marks the visit of Albert Edward, Prince of Wales (future Edward VII) to Montreal for the opening of the Victoria Bridge. Enclosed in original box (damaged). Made by Joseph S. Wyon, Chief Engraver of Her Majesty’s Seals.
Notes
Prince of Wales's feathers is engraved on the reverse side of the coin. The motto "Ich Dien" on the ribbon is German "I serve".
Inscriptions
Front side: Albert Edward Prince of Wales
Reverse side: Visited Canada and Inaugurated the Victoria Bridge 1860
Welcome Welcome Welcome
Ich Dien
Date of Publication
1860
Dimensions
Width: 5.08 cm
Depth: 0.47 cm
Subject(s)
Personal Name(s)
Albert Edward, Prince of Wales ; Wyon, Joseph S. ; Wright, Amos
Language of Item
English; German
Contact
Richmond Hill Public Library
WWW address
Agency street/mail address

1 Atkinson St, Richmond Hill, ON L4C 0H5

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Commemorative coin


Copper commemorative coin belonging to Amos Wright. The coin marks the visit of Albert Edward, Prince of Wales (future Edward VII) to Montreal for the opening of the Victoria Bridge. Enclosed in original box (damaged). Made by Joseph S. Wyon, Chief Engraver of Her Majesty’s Seals.