Russian empire. Award-winning silver medal "For the defense of Sevastopol". ( Eastern war 1853-1856) Established on November 26, 1855. The medal was awarded to generals, officers and lower ranks of both combat and non-combat, military and naval departments that made up the Sevastopol garrison and were located on the North side of Sevastopol; civil officials of all departments that were in the city for service; all residents of Sevastopol who took part in the defense of the city, including women. The total circulation of the medal is 250,000 copies. In very good condition.
Silver. D 28 mm. Weight 12,4 g.