International Exposition Medal 1851 [175844]

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International Exposition Medal 1851    [175844]
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Obv.: Crowned medallion of Victoria & Albert below the Expo building , 3 lines curved above: "THE BUILDING AT LONDON, FOR THE INTERNATIONAL EXHIBITION 1851" ; Rev.: 16 lines: "THE MATERIALS ARE IRON AND GLASS; IT IS IN SHAPE A PARALLELOGRAM, 1848 FT LONG BY 408 FT BROAD, AND 66 FT HIGH; IT IS CROSSED MIDWAY BY A TRANSEPT 108 FT HIGH; ON THE NORTH SIDE IS AN ADDITIONAL 936 FT IN LENGTH BY 48 FT IN BREADTH; TOTAL AREA OF SPACE 855,360 CUBIC FT ; OR NEARLY 21 ACRES; ESTIMATED VALUE £ 150,000." Wm, rd., 45 mm. EF-AU. The Great Exhibition or the Crystal Palace Exhibition, took place in Hyde Park, London from May to October 1851.

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