Amalgamated Society of Railway Servants 1896 LNWR Crisis medallion [supplied title]

Made:
1896
issuer:
Amalgamated Society of Railway Servants

Medallion, circular centre with cruciform surrounds, issued by the Amalgamated Society of Railway Servants to Brother J. Abbotts (mis-spelt as Abbott on the medallion) for loyalty during the "LNW Crisis", 1896. The crisis appears to have centred around 16 men dismissed but later re-instated at Wigan in 1896. The centre depicts a 2-2-2 locomotive.

Details

Category:
Coins and Medals
Object Number:
2010-7016
Materials:
gold and silver
type:
medallion
credit:
Mrs. M. Crook