Record Number STCMG.1925.SB13.059
NUMBER-OF-ITEMS
1
IDENTIFICATION
SIMPLE-NAME
medal
FULL-NAME
military medal
CLASSIFIED-NAME
Weapons and Armour, Medals
BRIEF-DESCRIPTION
Military medal. 1854-1856 Turkish Crimea Medal. The Sultan of Turkey issued medals to the English, French and Sardinian troops who took part in the Crimean War. This is a Sardinian issue medal. On the obverse is a cannon and four flags and on the reverse is the Sultan's cipher within a wreath of laurel, and the year of the Hegira, 1271. The ribbon is watered crimson with dark green edges.
PRODUCTION
METHOD
manufactured
DATE
1856
PLACE
Turkey, Asia
PERIOD
19th century, late
ASSOCIATION
DOCUMENTATION
The Medals Yearbook A-Z of Medals, 7th edition, John Brant , Bournemouth, Cobra, 1986, page 42.
DOCUMENTATION
British Battles and Medals by Major L. L. Gordon, 4th edition, London, Spink, Son, 1971, page 167.
ASSOCIATION
EVENT
Crimean War
DATE
28.3.1854 = 30.3.1856
PLACE
Crimea, Ukraine
DESCRIPTION
MATERIAL
silver, fabric
HEIGHT
88 mm
DIAMETER
35 mm
COLOUR
silver, pink, green
INSCRIPTION
: embossed : on obverse : LA CRIMEA 1855
COMPLETENESS
complete