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Volunteer Long Service Medal: CM.M.139-R

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Volunteer Long Service Medal

Maker(s)

Ruler: Victoria (1837-1901)
Engraver: de Saulles, George William
Mint: Royal Mint
Production place: London

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Description

Medal awarded for 20 years service in the ranks of the volunteer forces. Ribbon is a dark green. This issue was extended to the colonial forces.

Notes

History note: Possibly given by the Royal Mint as examples of Military medals.

Acquisition and important dates

Method of acquisition: Unknown by unknown

Dating

1894 -

Components of the work

Object composed of silver Diameter (min) 36 mm Diameter 36 mm Weight 35.74 g

Inscription or legends present

Inscription present: Profile of Victoria

  • Text: VICTORIA REGINA (in exergue) D.E.S.
  • Location: Obverse
  • Type: Design

Inscription present: A laurel wreath on which is superimposed ribbons with the inscription

  • Text: FOR LONG SERVICE IN THE VOLUNTEER FORCE
  • Location: Reverse
  • Type: Design

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Identification numbers

Accession number: CM.M.139-R
Primary reference Number: 226905
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Audit data

Created: Monday 9 February 2015 Updated: Monday 15 January 2024 Last processed: Monday 15 January 2024

Associated departments & institutions

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

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