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eMedals-Imperial Russia. A Crimean War 1853-1856 Campaign Medal

Item: EG1484

Imperial Russia. A Crimean War 1853-1856 Campaign Medal


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Imperial Russia. A Crimean War 1853-1856 Campaign Medal

"Light bronze version with obverse illustrating the intertwining, crowned cyphers of Emperors Nicholas I and Alexander II topped by the all-seeing eye emanating flaming rays, inscribed ""1853-1854-1855-1856"" below the cyphers, reverse inscribed ""We Have Set Out Hopes in Thee O Lord, Let Us Never Be Ashamed"" in Russian, 28.3 mm, replacement ribbon, spotting on the obverse, contact marks on the reverse, very fine.

Footnote: The medal was awarded to non-commissioned officers, petty officers, enlisted men and sailors who had taken part on land or sea against the enemy or had defended the naval base of Petropavlovsk; to all other servicemen, who had taken indirect part in the conflict; to a regiment of Cossack Cavalry, that had taken part in the war as well as to militia and deserving civilians; to merchants and civilians, who had helped the war effort or aided the wounded."


This offering is a part of the "Dr. Albert Goodwin Collection", a preeminent assemblage of world Orders, Medals, and Decorations composed solely by Dr.Goodwin between 1946-1967. Dr. Goodwin had a successful career as an educator and prominent physician in New York as well as actively serving in both World Wars with the United States Medical Corps. He acted as both President and Vice-President of the Orders and Medals Society of America (OMSA) and is responsible for organizing their first convention in 1960. He maintained further membership with the American Society of Military Collectors, the International Orders Research Society, and the American Numismatic Society. His knowledge and passion for history and awards is evident in this meticulously compiled collection that is now available in its entirety for the first time exclusively on

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