1867 Canadian Confederation Bronze Medal, LeRoux # 1185

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1867 Canadian Confederation Bronze Medal, LeRoux # 1185
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This item SOLD at 2020 Oct 01 @ 21:29UTC-4 : AST/EDT

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Designed by Joseph Shepard Wyon. London England. 7.6 cm bronze table medal with Left-facing obverse bust of crowned Queen Victoria, wearing a veil covering the back of her head "Victoria D : G : BRITT : REG : F D :" meaning Victoria by the grace of God, Queen of Britain, Defender of the Faith." Artist name "J.S. WYON SC" below the truncation. Reverse illustrates an allegorical group with seated Britannia with helmet, shield emblazed with Union Badge, trident in hand, attended by a seated British lion, extending a scroll with the Charter of Confederation inscribed "Confederation" to four female figures. The scroll represents the British North America Act, the law passed by the British Parliament in 1867 that unified the provinces of Ontario, Quebec, Nova Scotia and New Brunswick into the Dominion of Canada. The four female figures grouped at right each represent a province. Awesome large table medal, rarity 6, light scratches on cheek, EF.