Obverse legend : PRINCE ALBERT, CONSORT OF QUEEN VICTORIA..
Obverse description : Tête du Prince Albert à droite. Signé : ALLEN&MOORE.
Reverse legend : THE INTERNATIONAL INDUSTRIAL EXHIBITION / LONDON 1851 // PROPOSED BY H. R. H. PRINCE ALBERT, / DESIGNED BY JOSEPH PAXTON ESQ. F. L. S., / ERECTED BY FOX, HENDERSON & CO., / LENGTH 1848 FEET, WIDTH 456 FEET, / HEIGHT OF PRINCIPAL ROOF 66 FEET, / HEIGHT OF TRANSEPT 108 FEET, / GLAZED SURFACE 900.000 SUP FEET, / OCCUPIES 18 ACRES / OF GROUND, / ESTIMATED VALUE L 150.000."..
Reverse description : Vue du crystal palace et légende en 10 lignes à l’exergue. Signé ALLEN & MOORE - BIRMM.
GREAT BRITAIN - VICTORIA
Victoria (1819-1901) is the daughter of Edward, Duke of Kent, and granddaughter of George III. She succeeded her uncle William IV in 1837 and married her cousin Albert, Prince of Saxe-Coburg in 1840, against the advice of his mother. She has had nine children, but was widowed in 1861. While respecting the rules of the parliamentary system, it attempts to impose its views in the field of foreign affairs. His favorite, Disraeli, giving him the title of Empress of India in 1876. Respected and loved, active and assertive, Victoria appears in his time as a symbol of imperialist England. His reign marked the apogee of British power.