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Albert Edward, Canada 1860.


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Visit of the Prince of Wales to Canada BHM#2670 WM44 by? RR.

Obv. H.R.H. THE PRINCE OF WALES

Below: BORN 9 NOV 1841

Rev. Inscription within open wreath. TO/COMMEMORATE/THE VISIT OF/ALBERT EDWARD/PRINCE OF WALES/TO/CANADA/1860

 

It was the first official visit of a senior member of the British Royal Family to North America.

The Prince of Wales arrive at St. John's Newfoundland on 24 July 1860, went to Halifax, Quebec, Montreal, Ottawa, Toronto & other communities. Then on 20 September he visited the USA till 20 October, arriving back at Plymouth, England 15 November.

Here is another one for the Canadian part of the visit(previously post)

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Albert Edward Prince of Wales 1860 Æ 48 mm by J. S. WYON SC. & M.D.WYATT DES. Bust left VISITED CANADA AND INAUGURATED THE VICTORIA BRIDGE 1860 Reverse: around arms, WELCOME on banners 3 times BHM-2669

One for the US leg(previously posted) he visited Albany, Baltimore, Boston, Chicago, Cincinnati, Detroit, New York, Philadelphia, St Louis and Washington.

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Issued for the visit of Albert Edward Prince of Wales to America, Oct. 1860, by Merriam of Boston. WM 30mm.

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