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.