Medal for the Storming of Geok-Tepe, in Silver
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Award Medal for the Storming of Geok Teppe on January 12, 1881. Silver.27 mm. Bit 992 (R1). Private manufacture. Makers mark on a loop. Crowned cipher of Alexander II surrounded by beaded border / Five-line legend with date.
This medal was conferred upon all those who participated in the storming of the Geok-Tepe.
The obverse features a cipher of Alexander II. The reverse inscription translates to: "For the Storming of Geok-Tepe 12 January 1881".
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