Jummoo and Kashmir Medal

CATEGORY: Version

SKU: 02.GBR.0205.101.01.000

Estimated market value:

$500-900 USD

  • Bronze Medal Obverse
  • Bronze Medal Reverse

Estimated market value:

$500-900 USD

Attributes

  • Country
    Great Britain
  • Makers
    Messrs Gurney & Son, London
  • Composition
    Bronze
  • Inscription
    Obv: [HINDUSTANI INSCRIPTION] JUMOO AND KASHMIR
  • Size
    39x34mm
  • Version Remarks
    The obverse of the Bronze Medal is stamped with the maker's mark, "GURNEY. F" and the reverse of the clasp is stamped, "GURNEY LONDON".

History


The Jummoo and Kashmir Medal was instituted by the Maharajah of Jummoo and Kashmir in 1895. The Bronze Medal was conferred to Native and approximately 400 British troops in commemoration of the Defence and Relief of Chitral campaigns in 1895. It was issued with a clasp that reads, "CHITRAL 1895".

The Medal features a Hindustani inscription on the obverse. It was issued unnamed, but privately altered versions may be encountered.

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