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Silver Sutlej Campaign Medal, by William Wyon

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An image of Medal. Sutlej Campaign Medal (Ferozeshuhur). Victoria (1837-1901), ruler; Queen of Great Britain 1837-1901. Obverse; VICTORIA REGINA; Bust of Victoria facing left. Reverse; Victory standing facing left holding wreath with war spoils at feet; exergue bears inscription "FEROZESHUHUR". Wyon, William, artist (British). London mint. Silver, struck, weight 36.34 g, diameter 36.3 mm, 1846. Notes: This example was awarded to Private Francis Greenway of the 29th Regiment, who fought in an inconclusive but mutually costly attack at Ferozeshah soon after the outbreak of war, on 21 December 1845.

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Medal. Sutlej Campaign Medal (Ferozeshuhur). Victoria (1837-1901), ruler; Queen of Great Britain 1837-1901. Obverse; VICTORIA REGINA; Bust of Victoria facing left. Reverse; Victory standing facing left holding wreath with war spoils at feet; exergue bears inscription "FEROZESHUHUR". Wyon, William, artist (British). London mint. Silver, struck, weight 36.34 g, diameter 36.3 mm, 1846. Notes: This example was awarded to Private Francis Greenway of the 29th Regiment, who fought in an inconclusive but mutually costly attack at Ferozeshah soon after the outbreak of war, on 21 December 1845.

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  • Accession Number: CM.1445-2009
  • Photograph copyright © The Fitzwilliam Museum, Cambridge.
  • Aperture: f/22.0
  • Focal length: 120
  • Camera: Hasselblad H4D-31
  • Photographer name: Andrew Norman
  • Image height: 1025 pixels
  • Image width: 769 pixels
  • Processed with: Adobe Photoshop Lightroom 5.4 (Windows)
  • Filesize: 534.80kB
  • Exposure time: 1/125
  • ISO Speed: 100
  • Fnumber: 22/1

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19th Century army British Army British School busts female Ferozeshah Ferozeshuhur medal military monarchs monarchy obverse portraits profile queen Queen of England Queen Victoria ribbon royal royalty rulers Silver struck Victorian William Wyon

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