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Ref: 6475

Belgium / England, Belgian Volunteers, Visit to England 1867, silver medal, suspension loop with blue ribbon, rare

 

 

Obv: WELCOME TO ENGLAND 1867 around rose, thistle and shamrock, oak and laurel wreath border, crown above

 

Rev: crossed rifles with date 1867, IN COMMEMORATION OF THEIR VISIT TO ENGLAND, within oak and laurel wreath, crown above

 

 

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Condition: Extremely fine or nearly so; Diameter: 30x22mm

 

Notes: These medals were given to Belgian dignitaries and riflemen who enjoyed an eleven day visit to the London area, full of festivities and receptions, following a similar visit from England to Brussels the previous year. The aim was to further amicable relations between the two countries.

 

Price £50

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