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medal, Jellalabad Medal (Mural Crown), medals, Military, Britain, British Army

Artist: Calcutta, mint; Date(s): 1842; Classification(s): medal, Jellalabad Medal (Mural Crown), medals, Military, Britain, British Army; Acquisition: loan by Cambridge in America, 2005 [LW.0171] Description: The First Afghan War of 1839 had culminated in the British restoration of the Shah Shujah al-Mulk, a situation which caused his dissatisfied people to rise in revolt in 1841. The murder of th…