1882 Marriage of the Duke of Albany to Princess Helen of Waldeck Historical Medallion by JS & AB Wyon
On 27th April in 1882, Leopold (youngest child of Queen Victoria), also known as the Duke of Albany married Princess Helena Friederike at St Georges Chapel in Windsor. They were only married for 2 years before Leopold died following a fall at his home in Cannes. He suffered from haemophilia which contributed to his death.
Conjoined busts of Leopold, Duke of Albany and Princess Helen of Waldeck
Armourial shields of the couple with inscribed wedding date
Diameter: 64 mm
Reference: Eimer 1687
Other Notable Information
Original case and somewhat rare