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

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East and Central Africa Medal


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




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".


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

Acquisition and important dates

Method of acquisition: Unknown (unknown) by unknown


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.

  • Location: Obverse
  • Type: Design

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

  • Location: Reverse
  • Type: Design

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Identification numbers

Accession number: CM.M.125-R
Primary reference Number: 226918
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Created: Monday 9 February 2015 Updated: Monday 13 May 2019 Last processed: Tuesday 13 June 2023

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

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