Victoria Cross : prototype. c.1856
Bronze | RCIN 440553
This was probably the prototype of the Victoria Cross submitted to the Queen on 4 February 1856 for her comments. The medal was die-struck in copper. The design for the hanging ‘V’, the bar and the reverse of the medal, had not yet been developed.
ProvenancePresented to Queen Victoria on 4 February 1856.
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