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eMedals-A Russian Medal for the Defence of Sebastopol 1854-1855

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A Russian Medal for the Defence of Sebastopol 1854-1855

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A Russian Medal for the Defence of Sebastopol 1854-1855

A Russian Medal for the Defence of Sebastopol 1854-1855; Silver, obverse illustrating the intertwined crowned cyphers of Tsars Nicholas I and Alexander II, reverse with the all-seeing eye with the inscription "From 13 September 1854 to 28 August 1855" below and surrounded by the inscription "For the Defence of Sebastopol" in Russian, 28 mm, missing its five-sided suspension, ring had been re-soldered, in worn sondition.Footnote: The medal was instituted on November 26, 1855 during the reign of Tsar Alexander II, to commemorate the Defence of Sebastopol by the Russian Army and Navy.
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