Physical description

Medal commemorating Queen Victoria's Diamond Jubilee 1897. Brass cross pattée fitted with a loop and with a separate pressed brass crown. Obverse: In the centre the head of Queen Victoria. On the arms of the cross (top) the cypher 'VRI' between flags (left) '1837' (right) '1897' (bottom) 'VICTORIA THE GOOD'. Reverse: Crown in centre with inscription on each arm of cross. Inscription (centre): '1897'. Arms: 'TO COMMEMORATE THE 60TH YEAR OF THE REIGN OF H . M . QUEEN VICTORIA'.

Inscriptions & markings

Front: VIR : Victoria the Good : 1837-1897
Reverse: To Commemorate the 60th Year of the Reign of H.M. Queen Victoria : 1897