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1888 Future King and Queen of Great Britain & Ireland REV
1888 Future King and Queen of Great Britain & Ireland Edward and Alexandra silver wedding jubilee medal
1/2 inch brass

This is not marked "Made in Germany" The other I have is marked as such. A tiny medal with some light wear.

Once widowed, Queen Victoria effectively withdrew from public life. Shortly after Prince Albert's death, she arranged for Edward to embark on an extensive tour of the Middle East, visiting Egypt, Jerusalem, Damascus, Beirut and Constantinople.The British Government wanted Edward to secure the friendship of Egypt's ruler, Said Pasha, to prevent French control of the Suez Canal if the Ottoman Empire collapsed. It was the first royal tour on which an official photographer, Francis Bedford, was in attendance. As soon as Edward returned to Britain, preparations were made for his engagement, which was sealed at Laeken in Belgium on 9 September 1862.Edward married Alexandra at St George's Chapel, Windsor Castle, on 10 March 1863. He was 21; she was 18.


I found a comment on Numista https://en.numista.com/catalogue/pieces111125.html

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