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North West Canada Medal: CM.M.136-R

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Titles

North West Canada Medal

Maker(s)

Ruler: Victoria (1837-1901)
Engraver: Wyon, Leonard Charles
Mint: Royal Mint
Production place: Birmingham

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Description

Issued to soldiers who took part in the action in North West Canada against the Metis. There is one clasp inscribed with "SASKATCHEWAN" and has a ribbon of blue with red stripes.

Notes

History note: Possibly given by the Royal Mint as examples of Military medals.

Acquisition and important dates

Method of acquisition: Unknown (unknown) by unknown

Dating

1885 -

Components of the work

Object composed of silver Diameter (min) 36 mm Diameter 36 mm Weight 39.03 g

Inscription or legends present

Inscription present: Profile of Victoria

  • Text: VICTORIA REGINA ET IMPERATIX (in exergue) L.C. WYON
  • Location: Obverse
  • Type: Design

Inscription present: Inscription surrounded by a frame of maple leaves

  • Text: NORTH WEST 1885 CANADA
  • Location: Reverse
  • Type: Design

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Identification numbers

Accession number: CM.M.136-R
Primary reference Number: 226907
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Audit data

Created: Monday 9 February 2015 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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