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Military General Service Medal: CM.TR.2061-R

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Titles

Military General Service Medal

Maker(s)

Ruler: Victoria (1837-1901)
Engraver: Wyon, William
Production place: Birmingham

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Description

Medal given for land action participants. Clasps indicate actions taken part in. Claps for this medal include BUSACO, TALAVERA, VIMIERA. Named to "GEORGE WILLEY, 29th FOOT".

Notes

History note: Given by The Master & Fellows of Trinity College 1937

Acquisition and important dates

Method of acquisition: Loan (1937) by Trinity College, Cambridge

Dating

1847 -

Components of the work

Object composed of silver Diameter (min) 36 mm Diameter 36 mm Weight 37.13 g

Inscription or legends present

Inscription present: Profile of Victoria

  • Text: VICTORIA REGINA (in exergue) W, WYON. (in exergue) 1848
  • Location: Obverse
  • Type: Design

Inscription present: Standing figure of the Queen bestowing victor's laurels on a kneeling Duke of Wellington.

  • Text: TO THE BRITISH ARMY (in exergue) 1793 - 1814
  • Location: Reverse
  • Type: Design

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Identification numbers

Accession number: CM.TR.2061-R
Primary reference Number: 226879
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Audit data

Created: Thursday 9 May 2019 Updated: Monday 13 May 2019 Last processed: Sunday 21 March 2021

Associated departments & institutions

Owner or interested party: The Fitzwilliam Museum
Associated department: Coins and Medals

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