South African Medal (Zulu War Medal) - REDUCED!

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Description
The medal was struck in silver and is a disk, 36 millimetres in diameter, with a swivelling suspender.[4]

Obverse
The medal's obverse displays the diademed head of Queen Victoria, facing left. The medal is inscribed "VICTORIA" at left and "REGINA" at right around the perimeter.[2]

Reverse
The reverse shows a crouching lion on a plinth in front of a protea bush with a single flower. The medal is inscribed "SOUTH AFRICA" around the top perimeter and has a military trophy consisting of a Zulu ox-hide shield and four crossed assegais in the exergue.[2]
This medal has the 1879 clasp and was awarded to 2364 Pte R. Allen 91st Foot. The medal is in excellent condition.

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