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eMedals-Russia, Imperial. A Medal for the Defence of Sevastopol, c.1855

Item: EG1487

Russia, Imperial. A Medal for the Defence of Sevastopol, c.1855

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Russia, Imperial. A Medal for the Defence of Sevastopol, c.1855

1854-1855 Campaign. Silver Version. 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, measuring 28 mm, replacement ribbon, fine.

 

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 eMedals.com.

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