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0299.1: Hong Kong Diamond Jubilee Medal, Silver Medal

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Description: The medal is silver, 36mm in diameter. The obverse bears the veiled bust of an older Queen Victoria by Boehm, inscribed VICTORIA REGINA ET IMPERATRIX 1897. The revese depicts a sailing ship and a Chinese junk against the backdrop of Hong Kong Island, with a military officer shaking hands with a civilian in the foreground. The inscription reads SIR WILLIAM ROBINSON G.C.M.G. GOVERNOR and TO COMMEMORATE SIXTY YEARS OF HER MAJESTY’S REIGN 1837-1897. Image courtesy of DNW.
Date Added: 04-26-2020