Reproduction 19th Century Medals

19th Century Medals
The evolution of medals struck to commemorate, and later to reward participants, in battle or campaign was a gradual process. The forerunner to the modern campaign medal was the Armada medal, which was awarded after the abortive Spanish invasion of 1588. Initially official campaign medals were only awarded to high-ranking officers. The first medal awarded to all ranks of the Army was the Waterloo medal, issued in 1816.
 
By the 19th century campaign medals became common place and were awarded for the large number of military campaigns that took place during the time that Britain became the dominant world superpower. Campaign medals were usually issued with clasps which identified the particular battles and engagements the receipient had taken part in. For example the Naval General Service Medal had no fewer than 230 different clasps that could be issed with the medal.
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Naval Gold Medal - Miniature
Campaign: Naval actions 1795-1815 Branch of Service: Royal Navy Description: (obverse) ..
£5.00
Naval General Service Medal - Miniature
Campaign: Naval battles and boat actions 1793-1840 Branch of Service: Royal Navy Descri..
£5.00
Army Gold Cross - Miniature
Campaign: Peninsular War and War of 1812 Branch of Service: British Army Description: A..
£5.50
Army Gold Cross - Toulouse Clasp - Miniature
Campaign: Peninsular War and War of 1812 Branch of Service: British Army Description: A..
£7.00
Army Gold Medal - Barrosa Reverse - Miniature
Campaign: Peninsular War 1806-14 and War of 1812 Branch of Service: British Army Descri..
£5.50
Army Gold Medal - Miniature
Campaign: Peninsular War 1806-14 and War of 1812 Branch of Service: British Army Descri..
£5.00
Military General Service Medal - Miniature
Campaign: French Revolutionary and Napoleonic Wars 1793-1814 Branch of Service: British Army..
£5.00
Waterloo Medal - Miniature
Campaign: Waterloo 1815 Branch of Service: British Army Description: (obverse) the prof..
£5.00
Crimea Medal - Miniature
Campaign: Crimea 1854-56 Branch of Service: British Army, Navy and Marines Description:..
£5.00
South Africa Medal - Miniature
Campaign: South Africa 1877-79 Branch of Service: Royal Navy, Army and colonial units D..
£5.00