"The Crimea Medal was a campaign medal approved in 1854, for issue to officers and men of British units (land and naval) which fought in the Crimean War of 1854-56 against Russia.
The medal is notable for its extremely ornate clasps, being in the form of an oak leaf with an acorn at each extremity, a style never again used on a British medal. The suspension is an ornate floriated swivelling suspender, again unique to the Crimea Medal." (http://ift.tt/LYHTTs)
Date of Execution: 1855
Artist: Tenniel, John
Collection: Wakefield Collection
COLLAGE No: 21974
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