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Group 8: LW.0366c

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Titles

Group 8

Maker(s)

Victoria (1837-1901) (Ruler)
Wyon, William (Artist)
Inferred Abdul Mejid I (1823-61) (Ruler)
With the title of Victoria regina (Ruler)

Description

Group 8 (part 1): Punjab Campaign Medal, Crimean War Medal & Turkish Crimean Medal (British issue)

The circumstances of award and the history of the individual medals are discussed in their own entries, q. v..
The group is attached by a triple clasp through which their ribbons are threaded as with a normal single clasp. The ribbons are secured at the back by a long pin across all three bands. The other part of Major-General Fyler's medal group, not counting its two loose components, are similarly connected; he most likely wore them in two rows.
These were as this implies the medals of Major-General Lawrence Fyler, though he held lesser ranks at the time of their award. He served with the 3rd Light Dragoons in the Punjab, and with the 12th Lancers in the Crimea. Some account of these services is given with the entries for each individual medal. The Lester Watson Collection includes his entire medal group, purchased as one by Lester Watson from the London dealers Seaby in 1929.

Notes

History note: Gift of L. Hoyt Watson; ex Lester Watson Collection. bt Seaby 1929. Left to James Fyler (nephew) on recipient's death 1873.

Legal notes

Given by Lester Watson through Cambridge in America, 2009

Measurements and weight

Diameter: 113.5 mm
Weight: 116.59 g

Acquisition and important dates

Method of acquisition: Given (2009) by Watson, Lester

Dating

1849 - 1856

Materials used in production

Silver

Techniques used in production

Struck

Inscription or legends present

Inscription present: See subordinate records for descriptions of components

  • Text: VICTORIA REGINA
  • Location: Obverse
  • Type: Design

Inscription present: See subordinate records for descriptions of components

  • Location: Reverse
  • Type: Design

References and bibliographic entries

Identification numbers

Accession number: LW.0366c
Primary reference Number: 141602
Watson Catalogue: Group 8
Ordering: M-0391
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Audit data

Created: Saturday 6 August 2011 Updated: Saturday 22 January 2022 Last processed: Sunday 23 January 2022

Associated departments & institutions

Owner or interested party: The Fitzwilliam Museum
Associated department: Coins and Medals

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