Medal for the Storming of Barzargik, in Bronze (Novodel)
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Award Medal for the Capture of the Turkish Fortress Bazardzhik, 1810. Bronze. 32 mm. By C. Leberecht. Novodel. Bit H619.Á (R2). Portait of Alexander I r., signed below / Five-line legend with full date below. Instituted 13 June 1810 forsoldiers who participated in the capture of Bazardzhik Fortress during the Russo-Turkish Warof 1806-1810. Dark olive-brown, near black
This medal established during the reign of Alexander I in commemoration of the storming of the Turkish city of Bazargik.
The silver medal was conferred upon non-commissioned officers and enlisted men.
The obverse inscription translates to: "Alexander I Emperor of All Russias". The reverse inscription translates to: "For Distinction in the Storming of Bazargik 22 May 1810".
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