2001 Remembers and Celebrates: Coins Commemorating the Queen and the Great Exhibition (1851)

Photographs and Scans courtesy of Martin Packer

Note: Martin Packer, who has written several comparisons of the festivals and fairs of 1851, 1951, and 2001 for the Victorian Web, here provides another form of remembering the Victorian age. Be sure to chck out his charming essay on Dr. George Merryweather's 1851 Tempest Prognosticator. [GPL]

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 commemorative metal  commemorative metal


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