medal; "King's South Africa Medal (1901-1902)"

Production date
1902
Description
Silver medal bearing a bust of King Edward VII on the obverse with the words "EWARDVS VII REX IMPERATOR". On the reverse is a figure of Britannia with a flag in her left hand. She extends her right hand with a laurel wreath towards an advancing party of soldiers. In the background is the sea with Naval sailing ships upon it. At the top are the words "SOUTH AFRICA". The wreath points towards the letter "F" in AFRICA. There is a plain silver clasp with two bars on the ribbon - SOUTH AFRICA 1901 and SOUTH AFRICA 1902. It is engraved on the edge "7755 PTE J. GORMAN. SCOTS GUARDS"
The ribbon is green, white and orange.
The medal is placed in a homemade display case/box.
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Production date
1902
Signature & date
obverse:stamping:"VICTORIA REGINA ET IMPERATRIX"
reverse:stamping:"SOUTH AFRICA"
bar 1:moulding:"WITTERGERGEN"
bar 2:moulding:"TRANSVAAL"
bar 3:moulding:"CAPE COLONY"
edge:engraving:"7755 PTE J. GORMAN, SCOTS GDS:"
edge: engraving:"P.C. J. GORMAN".
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Accession number
2006-001-003

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