1921 Great Britain The Prince Of Wales Visit To India Silver Medal Very Rare
The obverse depicting a bare headed bust left, the reverse with the Prince of Wales' feathers, unnamed, with suspension loop and ribbon for wearing. Diameter approximately 51mm, maker's marks for. British hallmarks for Birmingham, 1921. The reverse of the medal is centering on the badge for the Prince of Wales within the Garter and surrounded by the collar and suspending the Most Exalted Order of The Star of India. It depicts the profile of Queen Victoria surmounted by a five pointed star, with the motto of the Order. Heaven's Light Our Guide. This Order was founded by Queen Victoria on 23rd February 1861 and was awarded to Indian Princes and British Subjects for distinguished and loyal service to the Indian Empire. The Order is no longer awarded and there have been no appointments since 1947. Only 84 medals of this type were awarded to Indian officers and police to mark the Royal Tour of India. This item is in the category "Collectibles\Militaria\WW I (1914-18)\Original Period Items\Other WWI Original Items". The seller is "cotyora52" and is located in this country: US. This item can be shipped worldwide.