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Medal, commemorative. The Medjidie, an order bestowed upon General W. W. Loring by the Sultan of Turkey. The character in the center in gold is the Sultan's turrah (signature in monogrammatic form, used as a symbol). The characters in the circle read "friendship, zeal, loyalty," and include the date, 1268 (of the Hegira), 1851-52. The decoration is of silver and gold, star shaped, and 2 1/4 inches in diameter. (The ribbon, H-196, is a modern replacement.)
DIA: 2 1/4''
Location:500 S Bronough St,Florida,Tallahassee,32399