Obverse design: Queen Victoria, bust, wearing small crown.
Obverse text : "VICTORIA D.G. REGINA ET IMPERATRIX F.D.".
Reverse design: wreath, made up of roses, thistles and shamrocks, enclosing text and surmounted by a crown.
Reverse text: "IN COMMEMORATION OF THE 60TH YEAR OF THE REIGN OF QUEEN VICTORIA 20 JUNE 1897".
Suspender: ring, circular.
Ribbon: garter blue & pale blue.
Ribbon pattern: garter blue with 2 pale blue stripes (8 mm wide)
(Obverse design (Royal effigy) was by Clement Emptmeyer, his name is at the base.
Reference : Cole, H N (Lieutenant-Colonel) : 1977 : Coronation and Royal Commemorative Medals 1887-1977 : Hayward, London pp 7-12)
Queen Victoria Diamond Jubilee medal presented to the then Colonel John Denton Pinkstone French (later 1st Earl f Ypres), 2nd Cavalry Brigade.