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. The medal is attached to a badly faded and soiled pale blue ribbon with yellow edges by a decorative scrolled suspension bar.
This medal was awarded to Edward Frederick Hemingway for his service in the British Army. Hemingway served in various theatres of war including the Crimea and New Zealand.
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