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Medal

  • Place of origin:

    England (made)

  • Date:

    19th century (made)

  • Artist/Maker:

    Wyon, William, born 1795 - died 1851 (artist)
    Wyon, Leonard Charles, born 1826 - died 1891 (artist)

  • Materials and Techniques:

    Silver medal

  • Credit Line:

    Given by the late Jas. W. Fleming

  • Museum number:

    1462-1877

  • Gallery location:

    In Storage

This is a silver medal made in the 19th century, in England, and signed "W. Wyon, R. A." and "L. C. Wyon." The obverse of this medal represents the profile head of Queen Victoria. The reverse shows Victory placing a wreath on the head of a seated warrior. This medal has a swivel and ribbon, with bar for "Umbeyla."

Physical description

Silver medal, obv., profile head of Queen Victoria; rev., Victory placing a wreath on the head of a seated warrior. Swivel with ribbon, with bar for "Umbeyla."

Place of Origin

England (made)

Date

19th century (made)

Artist/maker

Wyon, William, born 1795 - died 1851 (artist)
Wyon, Leonard Charles, born 1826 - died 1891 (artist)

Materials and Techniques

Silver medal

Marks and inscriptions

"Victoria Regina"
obv.

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.

Historical context note

The bar for "Umbeyla" refers to the campaign between 20th Oct to 23rd Dec 1863

Descriptive line

Silver medal, India General Service Medal with bar awarded for "Umbeyla", 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. 115.

Materials

Silver

Subjects depicted

Wreath; Warrior

Categories

Coins & Medals

Collection

Sculpture Collection

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