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Queen's Mediterranean Medal: CM.M.128-R

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Queen's Mediterranean Medal

Maker(s)

Ruler: Victoria (1837-1901)
Engraver: de Saulles, George William
Mint: Royal Mint
Production place: London

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Description

Awarded to members of the militia battalions which were sent to Malta and Gibraltar to take over from the regular troops who were drafted to the Cape. The ribbon is red with two narrow dark blue stripes and a central broad orange stripe.

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

1899 -

Components of the work

Object composed of silver Diameter (min) 36 mm Diameter 36 mm Weight 35.20 g

Inscription or legends present

Inscription present: Jubilee bust of Queen Victoria.

  • Text: VICTORIA REGINA ET IMPERATIX (in exergue) G.W. de Saulles
  • Location: Obverse
  • Type: Design

Inscription present: A standing figure of Britannia holding a Union Jack and a laurel wreath towards a group of soldiers with a warship towards the left.

  • Text: MEDITERRANEAN
  • Location: Reverse
  • Type: Design

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Identification numbers

Accession number: CM.M.128-R
Primary reference Number: 226915
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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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