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Indian Mutiny Medal 1857-58

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Collection Orders and medals, Coins and medals
ExhibitionsTraders: The East India Company and Asia
User collections The Company in crisis by NMMExhibitions
Gallery locationTraders Gallery (Floor plans)
PeopleProvenance: Harrison, Boatswain's Mate John
EventsIndian Mutiny, 1857-1858

Object details:

Object ID MED2084
Description Awarded to John Harrison VC. Obverse: Head of Queen Victoria with a diadem, hair tied in a knot (L). Legend: "VICTORIA REGINA". Reverse: Britannia in a helmet, a shield in her left and a wreath in her right hand. Legend: "INDIA". Exergue: "1857-1858". Bar: "LUCKNOW". Suspended from a cusped bar by a white ribbon with two scarlet stripes. Inscription on edge: "JOHN HARRISON. H.M.S.SHANNON".
Date made 1858

Artist/Maker Wyon, Leonard Charles
Credit National Maritime Museum, Greenwich, London
Materials metal: silver; organic: textile [ribbon]
Measurements 36 mm
  • Indian Mutiny Medal 1857-58 (MED2084)
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