Battle of Balaklava Medal

Title:
Battle of Balaklava Medal
Date: 
ca. 1854
Medium: 
Bronze
Dimensions: 
diameter: 1 5/8 in. ( 4.2 cm )
Description: 
Bronze struck medal with obverse showing battlefield scene; legend above: "BALAKLAVA." Reverse contains inscription within plain field: "1ST DIVISION/GRENADIER GUARDS/COLDSTREAM GUARDS/SCOTS FUSILIER GUARDS/42ND 79TH AND 95TH REGts/4TH DIVISION/63RD 20TH 21ST AND 57TH REGts/68TH REGt/1ST BATTn RIFLES/CAVALRY DIVISION/4TH & 5TH Dn Gds 1ST 2ND & 6TH Dns/4TH 8TH 11TH 13TH & 17TH LIGHT DRAGOONS/ROYAL ARTILLERY/ROYAL ENGINEERS/OCTr 25TH 1854."
Credit Line: 
Gift of Mrs. John R. Bennet
Object Number: 
1949.125
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group