medal; commemorative (Queen Victoria's Diamond Jubilee)

Production date
1897
Description
Commemorative medal issued by Falkirk Burgh School Board for the Diamond Jubilee of Queen Victoria.
It is in the form of a silver coloured metal Maltese cross with a gold coloured Royal Coat of Arm attached at the top of the cross. The arms of the cross (clockwise from top) show Australia, Cape Colony (British colony from 1875-1910, now part of South Africa) , Canada, New Zealand and their heraldic symbols. On the back is "FALKIRK/ BURGH/ SCHOOL BOARD/ PRESENTED/ TO THE SCHOOL CHILDREN/ A MEMORIAL OF/THE QUEEN'S/ DIAMOND/ JUBILEE/ 1897"
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Production date
1897
Signature & date
Front:"AUSTRALIA COLONY CANADA NEW ZEALAND" and in centre "VICTORIA REGINA"
Back:"FALKIRK/ BURGH/ SCHOOL BOARD/ PRESENTED/ TO THE SCHOOL CHILDREN/ A MEMORIAL OF/THE QUEEN'S/ DIAMOND/ JUBILEE/ 1897"
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Associated date
1897
Measurement type, part and reading
Dimensions:0 - Whole:L 6.8cm (L 2 11/16")
Accession number
1988-007-001

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