Medal, Punjab

A Punjab Medal. The silver medal features a young head profile of Queen Victoria on the obverse. " VICTORIA REGINA " is embossed around the profile. The reverse features a general on horseback recieving the Sikh surrender. " TO THE ARMY OF PUNJAB " is embossed at the top while the year in roman numerals is embossed below near the bottom. The medal is attached to the dark blue ribbon with crimson edges by a decorative scrolled suspension bar. "CHILINWALA " and " GOOJERAT" clasps are mounted on the ribbon. " B. HARVEY, 9th LANCERS." is marked on the edge. The ribbon is mounted on cardboard.
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This medal was awarded to B Harvey for his service during the Punjab campaign, India in 1848-1849. It was donated to Taranaki Museum as part of the collection of prominent south Taranaki lawyer John Houston.
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