Meritorious Service Medal, 1848

Obverse: Head of Queen Victoria with a diadem, hair tied in a knot (L). Legend VICTORIA REGINA. Below: 1848. Reverse: A laurel wreath tied with a bow, the royal crown above, inscription within "FOR MERITORIOUS CONDUCT". Fitted with a cusped bar and dark blue ribbon (missing). Inscription on edge, "SERGT THOS BALDWIN R.M. 16 JANY 1849".

Object Details

ID: MED0038
Collection: Coins and medals
Type: Long service award
Display location: Not on display
Creator: Wyon, William
Date made: 1848
People: Baldwin, Thomas
Credit: National Maritime Museum, Greenwich, London
Measurements: 35 mm

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