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0298.1: Ceylon Diamond Jubilee Medal 1897, Gold Medal

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Description: The medal is gold, 35mm in diameter. The obverse depicts a veiled Queen Victoria with the inscription VICTORIA DEI GRA BRITT REGINA FID DEF IND IMP and the dates 1837-1897. The reverse shows an elephant and a stupa with the inscription TO COMMEMORATE SIXTY YEARS OF HER MAJESTY’S REIGN THE RT. HON. SIR J. WEST RIDGEWAY K.C.B., K.C.M.G., GOVERNOR. Image courtesy of DNW.
Date Added: 04-26-2020