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  • Other Name

    New Zealand Medal 1860-66 (descriptive name)

    Rihari Heretaunga, Native Contingent (associated name)

  • Description

    New Zealand Medal 1860-66, New Zealand Wars

    Awarded to Rihari Heretaunga, Native Contingent

    silver circular medal, 36mm diameter, straight fixed suspension, with ribbon,

    obverse: the veiled head of Queen Victoria and the legend VICTORIA D: G: BRITT: REG: F: D:

    reverse: a wreath with NEW ZEALAND around the top and VIRTUTIS HONOR around the foot

    name on edge (inscr rim): RIHARI HERETAUNGA NATIVE CONGT.

    ribbon: grosgrain ribbon, 32mm wide, blue with central orange stripe

  • Place
  • Associated Place
  • Accession Number
  • Accession Date
    15 Aug 2001
  • Other Id

    Spink: 98 (Spink 1988)

    TD:72 (Taprell Dorling)

    7621 (Asset Register)

  • Department
  • Display Room
New Zealand Medal 1860-66, 2001.25.540

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