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Crimean War: The Battle of Balaclava. 1854.: CM.YG.3419-R

Object information

Awaiting location update

Titles

Crimean War: The Battle of Balaclava. 1854.

Maker(s)

Ruler: Victoria (1837-1901)
Engraver: Pinches, John

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Notes

History note: Under Review

Acquisition and important dates

Method of acquisition: Given (1936-07-07) by Young, Arthur W.

Dating

Production date: AD 1854

Components of the work

Object composed of white metal Diameter (min) 41 mm Diameter 41 mm Weight 18.78 g

Inscription or legends present

Inscription present: Dragoons charging against the enemy.

  • Text: BALAKLAVA.
  • Location: Obverse
  • Type: Design

Inscription present: Inscription in three sections.

  • Text: 1ST DIVISION GRENADIER GUARDS COLDSTREAM GUARDS SCOTS FUSILIER GUARDS 42ND 79TH AND 93RD REGTS - 4TH DIVISION 63RD 20TH 21ST AND 57TH REGTS 2 COMPANIES OF THE 46TH REGT 68TH REGT 1ST BATTN RIFLES - CAVALRY DIVISION 4TH & 5TH DN GDS 1ST 2ND & 6TH DNS 4TH 8TH 11TH 13TH & 17TH LIGHT DRAGOONS ROYAL ARTILLERY ROYAL ENGINEERS. OCTR 25TH 1854.
  • Location: Reverse
  • Type: Design

References and bibliographic entries

Identification numbers

Accession number: CM.YG.3419-R
Primary reference Number: 228148
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Audit data

Created: Monday 19 August 2019 Updated: Monday 29 March 2021 Last processed: Tuesday 13 June 2023

Associated departments & institutions

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

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