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East and Central Africa Medal: CM.M.125-R

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Titles

East and Central Africa Medal

Maker(s)

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

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Description

Given to those who took part in operations in Uganda and the southern Sudan. The ribbon is half yellow and half red. The two clasps are inscribed with "LUBWA'S" and "UGANDA 1897-98".

Notes

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

Acquisition and important dates

Method of acquisition: Unknown by unknown

Dating

1899 -

Components of the work

Object composed of silver Diameter (min) 36 mm Diameter 36 mm Weight 44.58 g

Inscription or legends present

Inscription present: Jubilee bust of Queen Victoria.

  • Text: VICTORIA REGINA ET IMPERATIX (in exergue) DES
  • Location: Obverse
  • Type: Design

Inscription present: A standing figure of Britannia with a British lion beside her.

  • Text: EAST AND CENTRAL AFRICA
  • Location: Reverse
  • Type: Design

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Identification numbers

Accession number: CM.M.125-R
Primary reference Number: 226918
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Audit data

Created: Monday 9 February 2015 Updated: Monday 15 January 2024 Last processed: Monday 15 January 2024

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

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