Medal for the Storming of Warsaw, in Silver
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Award Medal for the Capture of Warsaw, 1831. Silver. 26 mm. Bit 825Б (R2),Diakov 498.2 (R1), Sm 464/b, Peters 94, W.74a. Imperial eagle / Five-line legend within wreath, radiant patriarchal cross above. Rare
This medal was established during the reign of Nicholas I in commemoration of the storming of Warsaw in 1831. It was conferred upon all non-commissioned officers and enlisted men who participated in the storming of Warsaw.
The size of this medal ranges from 25mm and 32mm.
The reverse inscription translates to: "For the Storming of Warsaw 25 and 26 August 1831".
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