Crimea, Battle of Alma, Fundraising at the Crystal Palace at Sydenham,
Crimea, Battle of Alma, Fundraising at the Crystal Palace at Sydenham, , white metal medal, 1854, by J. Pinches, a trophy of flags, VICTORY OF ALMA/ SPTR. 20TH 1854/ BY THE UNITED FORCES OF ENGLAND AND FRANCE, rev. inscription within closed wreath, STRUCK AT/ THE CRYSTAL PALACE/ OCTR. 28. 1854/ IN AID OF THE WIDOW'S AND ORPHANS OF OUR BRAVE SOLDIERS SAILORS & MARINES, 42 mm, (BHM 2538; Allen SY-1854/160, R2 ), contained within Prinches brass shells. A few minor corrosion spots on the obverse, otherwise good extremely fine, scarce. £175.00
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