Victoria Cross Medal Full-Size - Reproduction / Replica

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  • Item Category: Militaria & Weapons
  • Source: eBay UK
  • Sold Date: Jul 24, 2014
  • Channel: Auction House


This is an auction for a� reproduction full-size Victoria Cross medal on 12cm of crimson ribbon and supplied� in a clear plastic medal wallet.

Instituted: � January 1856

Description: A cross pattee. (Obverse) a lion statant gardant on the royal� crown, with the words FOR VALOUR on a semi circular scroll. (Reverse) a circular� panel. The cross is suspended by a ring from a seriffed 'V' attached to a suspension� bar decorated with laurel leaves.

Ribbon: Crimson

Comments: � Introduced as the premier award for gallantry the Victoria Cross is available� to all ranks, to cover all actions since the outbreak of the Crimean War in� 1854. Of the 1,357 awards given since 1856, 835 have go to the army, 107 to� the Royal Navy, 31 to the Royal Air force, 10 to the Royal Marines and 4 to� civilians.