obverse, VICTORIA D:G: BRITANNIARUM REGINA F:D:, crowned head of Queen Victoria left, L.C.WYON below, reverse, AS A TOKEN OF GRATITUDE FOR THEIR GENEROUS SERVICES around a crowned wreath, THE BRITISH GOVERNMENT TO THE OFFICERS AND MEN ENGAGED IN THE AMERICAN ARCTIC EXPEDITION, edge inscribed "JEFFERSON TEMPLE BAKER", about extremely fine " /> The Extremely Rare British Government "Special Service" Medal for the American Arctic Expedition, 1853-55, 32 mm., silver, <I>obverse</I>, VICTORIA D:G: BRITANNIARUM REGINA F:D:, crowned head of Queen Victoria left, L.C.WYON below, <I>reverse</I>, AS A TOKEN OF GRATITUDE FOR THEIR GENEROUS SERVICES around a crowned wreath, THE BRITISH GOVERNMENT TO THE OFFICERS AND MEN ENGAGED IN THE AMERICAN ARCTIC EXPEDITION, edge inscribed "JEFFERSON TEMPLE BAKER", <I>about extremely fine</I> | Christie's