BRITISH ARMY KABUL TO KANDAHAR STAR 1881
Offered is an original 1881 Kabul to Kandahar Star. 48 mm wide dark bronze five-pointed star with faceted rayed arms, a ball between each arm, a pierced crown above with loop to the reverse for ribbon suspension; the face with a circular central medallion bearing the ‘VRI’ cipher of Queen Victoria within a ring inscribed ‘KABUL TO KANDAHAR’ and dated ‘1880’ at the base, laurel sprigs to either side; the reverse plain, with engraved name: * SEPOY JOWUND SING * 24TH REGT N.I.; on court mounted ribbon. The Medal was instituted on 19 March 1881 to be awarded to those...