1057017 | GREAT BRITAIN. Victoria.
(Queen, 1837-1901). 1878 AV Award Medal. PCGS SP61.
By W. Wyon. Edge: Incuse lettering, MARTIN VALLADARES 1878. 32mm. 29.29gm. VICTORIA D: G: BRITANNARUM REGINA F: D: *. Youthful diadem portrait, left /
FOR GALLANTRY AND HUMANITY •. Inscription within wreath, crown above; legends around.
Sea Gallantry Lifesaving Gold Award Medal. Awarded to Martin Valladares in 1878 for his heroic efforts during the sea rescue of seven people that had wrecked over rocks near Callao, Peru en route to Valparaiso. Armature affixed for suspension to awardee
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