Objects

ELM/HIST 4921

Group

Description

ObjectMaterialType: 

  • Silver

DistinguishingFeatures: 

The medal is silver and 36mm in diameter, with an ornamental scroll swiveling suspension, and a date bar with the date 1877-8-9.

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. Below the lion is a shield with four spears. Above the lion are the words SOUTH AFRICA .

On the edge of the medal the following is inscribed “Pte. F. ColeNo 9 Troop Cape Mounted Rifles”.

Inscriptions: 

Pte. F. ColeNo 9 Troop Cape Mounted Rifles”
Type Value Unit
Diameter 36.00 mm
History

ObjectAge: 

146 years 2 months ago

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