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From the Collection of Orbost & District Historical Society Ruskin Street Orbost Victoria

Description
An 1855 Crimea War medal of metal with pin soldered onto back. Flags and cannon on front.
Size
D-35mm
Object Registration
306
Keywords
medal numismatics military crimea
Historical information
The Turkish Crimean War medal is a campaign medal issued by Sultan Abdülmecid I of the Ottoman Empire to allied military personnel involved in the Crimean War of 1854-56. There are three different issues of this medal for those issued to British, French or Sardinian personnel.
When Made
1855
Last updated
3 Mar 2017 at 10:09AM