Abyssinian War Medal

SKU: 02.GBR.0190.101.01

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  • Silver Medal Obverse
  • Silver Medal Reverse

Attributes

  • country
    Great Britain
  • date of institution
    March 1, 1869
  • makers
    Royal Mint, London
  • remarks
    The medal was designed by Owen Jones and engraved by Joseph S. Wyon and Alfred B. Wyon. The value of the medal is expected to differ according to the recipient.

History


The Abyssinian War Medal was established on March 1, 1869. The Medal was awarded to Officers and enlisted men of the British Army, Indian Army, Royal Navy, and Royal Marines in recognition of service in the 1868 Expedition to Abyssinia.

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Versions

  • Price

    $475-800 USD

  • Composition

    Silver

  • Inscription

    Obv: ABYSSINIA Rev: [RECIPIENT DETAILS]

  • Size

    32.5mm

  • Maker

    Royal Mint, London

  • Version Remarks

    The Silver Medal is stamped "J.S. & A.B. WYON SC."

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