■ Issued For :  those that have provided a requisite number or years service to the Order of St John

■ Ribbon : black, white, black, white, black … ribbon attached to medal by ring

■ Obverse : around edge : VICTORIA + D + G + BRITT + REG + F + D + IND + IMP … in centre : image of Queen Victoria … loop suspension

■ Reverse : around edge : MAGNUS • PRIORATUS • ORDINIS • HOSPITALIS • SANCTI • JOHANNIS • JERUSALEM • IN • ANGLIA (Latin: Grand Priory of the Order of the Hospital of St. John of Jerusalem in England) … in centre : five equally sized circles in a cross holding individual heraldic icons supported by sprawling St John’s Wort … these are: St Edward’s Crown, shield of Great Britain, two icons of the Order of St John in England, cipher bearing the feathers of the Price of Wales

■ Dimensions : 37.7 * 50.8 mm … ■ Weight : 30.9 g

■ Materials : silver