Medal, New Zealand
A New Zealand Medal. The silver medal features a left facing profile of Queen Victoria on the obverse. " VICTORIA D:G:BRITT:REG:F.D " is embossed around the edge of the profile. A wreath is featured on the reverse with " NEW ZEALAND VIRTUTIS HONOR " embossed around the edge of it. " BUGLER SAMUEL KNIGHT, N.Z TARANAKI MILITIA" is marked on the edge. The medal is attached to a blue ribbon with a central red stripe by a straight suspension bar ornamented with fern leaf designs.
This medal was gifted to Taranaki Museum as part of the collection of south Taranaki lawyer John Houston.
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