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Long to Reign Over Us

Stamp name: William Wyon’s City Medal

Value: First Class

Release date: 9 September 2015

About this stamp

William Wyon’s City Medal, featuring the head of Queen Victoria, commemorated her first visit to London. The image on the Penny Black (the world’s first postage stamp) was based on this portrait, which in turn was based on a sketch of Princess Victoria when she was 15 years old.