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0292.2: Empress of India Medal, silver

Added by: Ed_Haynes
Description: The medal is silver, 58mm in diameter. The obverse depicts the head of Queen Victoria with the inscription VICTORIA 1st JANUARY 1877. The reverse has a zig-zag border and is inscribed EMPRESS OF INDIA in Urdu, English, and Hindi. This specimen is named to Dewan Trilok Nath (Dewan Lala Trilok Nath, Talukhdar of Shahganj, North-West Provinces and Oudh). Traced in J. Talboys Wheeler, The History of the Imperial Assemblage at Delhi (London: Longman, Green, Reader, and Dyer, [1877]).
Date Added: 12-11-2004