Medal, Turkish Crimea

A Sardinha issue Turkish Crimea War medal mounted on a simple suspension ring. The obverse features a cannon, weapons and the four allied flags " LA CRIMEA / 1855 " is marked near the bottom of the medal. The reverse features the Toughra (seal or signature) of Sultan Abd al-Mejid. "2261 PT. T. TRUEMAN 57TH REGT." is marked on the edge of the medal. The ribbon is crimson with green edging and is mounted on a solid backing with the reverse showing.
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This medal was awarded to Thomas Trueman of the 57th Regiment. It was donated to Taranaki Museum as part of a large collection made by prominent south Taranaki lawyer John Houston.
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