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0075.1: Mysore Medal, Gold

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Description: The gold medal was awarded to Subadars. On the obverse, there is an Honourable East India Company sepoy holding British and inverted Mysore flags, standing on a trophy of arms and with the fortress of Seringapatam in the background. The reverse bears the inscription FOR SERVICES IN MYSORE 1791 1792 within a laurel wreath with an inscription in Farsi around the edge. The medal is 43mm in diameter and worn around the neck on a yellow cord. Image courtesy of Morton & Eden.
Date Added: 12-18-2016