Medal for the Defence of Kelat-I-Ghilzie

SKU: 02.GBR.0178.101.01

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  • Silver Medal Obverse
  • Silver Medal Reverse

Attributes

  • country
    Great Britain
  • date of institution
    October 4, 1842
  • makers
    Royal Mint, London
  • remarks
    The medal was designed by Williiam Wyon. The value of the medal is expected to differ according to the recipient. Higher prices are expected for medals issued to British troops.

History


The Medal for the Defence of Kelat-I-Ghilzie was established by General Order in 1842 following the successful defence of the fort at Kelat-I-Ghilzie from February to May 1842 during the First Afghan War. It was awarded to all Indian and British troops who served in the campaign.

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Versions

  • Price

    $2000-8000 USD

  • Composition

    Silver

  • Inscription

    Obv: KELAT-I-GHILZIE Rev: INVICTA MDCCCXLII Rim: [RECIPIENT DETAILS]

  • Size

    36mm

  • Maker

    Royal Mint, London

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