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 marked around the edge of the profile. A wreath is featured on the reverse with " NEW ZEALAND VIRTUTIS HONOR " marked around the edge of it. " "W BROWN, TARANAKI M.S." " is marked on the edge of the medal. The medal is attached to a blue ribbon with a central red stripe by a straight suspension bar ornamented with fern leaf designs. " W. Brown / Taranaki / [obscured] is handwritten on a paper label on the reverse of the ribbon. The ribbon is in fragile condition and is only just attached to the suspension bar.
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