Medal, Crimea

A Crimea Medal. The silver medal features a young head profile of Queen Victoria on the obverse. " VICTORIA REGINA 1854" is embossed around the profile. The reverse features a winged Victory figure crowning a Roman soldier who is armed with a short sword and carrying a shield. " CRIMEA " is embossed to the side of this scene. " 2886 PTE E. KELLY 57 FOOT. " is marked on the edge. The medal is attached to a faded and soiled pale blue ribbon with yellow edges by a decorative scrolled suspension bar. " SEBASTOPOL " is embossed on an ornate oak leaf clasp mounted on the ribbon. An extra piece of ribbon is included with the medal which bears a paper label. " (obscured) t. E. Kelly / TO 2886 / 57th foot Regt " is handwritten on it.
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