Objects

ELM/HIST 12080

Group

Description

ObjectMaterialType: 

  • Silver

DistinguishingFeatures: 

The medal is silver and 36mm in diameter, with an ornamental scroll swivelling suspension.

The obverse portrays the diademed head of Queen Victoria and the words VICTORIA REGINA.

The reverse depicts the lion of South Africa crouching in front of a protea bush. Above the lion are the words SOUTH AFRICA and below the lion is the date 1853.

On the edge of the medal the following is inscribed “Corp. John Gately 2nd BN 60thRifles ”

Inscriptions: 

Corp. John Gately 2nd BN 60thRifles
Type Value Unit
Diameter 36.00 mm
History

ObjectAge: 

170 years 2 months ago

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