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Medal

  • Place of origin:

    England (made)

  • Date:

    19th century (made)

  • Artist/Maker:

    Wyon, William, born 1795 - died 1851 (artist)

  • Materials and Techniques:

    Silver medal

  • Credit Line:

    Given by the late Jas. W. Fleming

  • Museum number:

    1435-1877

  • Gallery location:

    In Storage

This is a silver medal made in the 19th century, in England, and signed "W. Wyon, R. A." The obverse of this medal represents the profile head of Queen Victoria, and the reverse shows the royal crown and laurel branches. This medal has a steel swivel with ribbon.

Physical description

Silver medal, obv., profile head of Queen Victoria; rev., the royal crown and laurel branches. Steel swivel with ribbon.

Place of Origin

England (made)

Date

19th century (made)

Artist/maker

Wyon, William, born 1795 - died 1851 (artist)

Materials and Techniques

Silver medal

Marks and inscriptions

"Victoria Regina"
obv.

"Candahar, Ghuznee, Cabul, 1842"
rev.

Dimensions

Diameter: 1.438 in

Object history note

Given by the late Jas.W.Fleming, F.R.C.S.E., Surgeon- Major 4th R.I.D Guards.

Descriptive line

Silver medal, commemorating the First Afghan War, with the battle honours "Candahar""Ghuznee" and "Cabul, 1842", English 19th century

Bibliographic References (Citation, Note/Abstract, NAL no)

List of Objects in the Art Division, South Kensington, Acquired During the Year 1877, Arranged According to the Dates of Acquisition. London : Printed by George E. Eyre and William Spottiswoode for H.M.S.O. p. 111.

Materials

Silver

Subjects depicted

Royal crown; Laurel branches

Categories

Coins & Medals

Collection

Sculpture Collection

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