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East and West Africa Medal: CM.M.121-R

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Titles

East and West Africa Medal

Maker(s)

Ruler: Victoria (1837-1901)
Engraver: Wyon, Leonard Charles
Mint: Royal Mint
Engraver: Poynter, Edwin

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Description

This medal was awarded for general service in a number of small campaigns in East and West Africa. The three clasps are inscribed with "WITU 1890", "DAWKITA 1897", and "1900". The ribbon is yellow with two thin stripes in the centre and two wider ones on the edges.

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

Production date: AD 1892

Components of the work

Object composed of silver Diameter (min) 36 mm Diameter 36 mm Weight 46.36 g

Inscription or legends present

Inscription present: Profile of Victoria

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

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Identification numbers

Accession number: CM.M.121-R
Primary reference Number: 226921
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Audit data

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

Associated departments & institutions

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

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