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Korea Medal 1950-1953, second type, miniature, modern
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Korea Medal 1950-1953, second type, miniature, modern
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Miniature circular cupro-nickel medal with scroll and ribbon bar suspension; the face with the head and shoulders portrait of Queen Elizabeth II by Mary Gillick (1881-1965), circumscribed ‘ELIZABETH ٠ II ٠ DEI ٠ GRATIA ٠ REGINA ٠ F: D: +’ (Elizabeth II by the Grace of God Defender of the Faith); the reverse with a kneeling Hercules wrestling with the Hydra, inscribed below ‘KOREA’; on original correct ribbon. The medal was instituted in July 1951 and awarded to British and Commonwealth forces serving in Korea and adjacent waters between 2 July 1950 and 27 July 1953. This example is of recent manufacture.

 
Korea Medal 1950-1953, second type, miniature, modern
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Korea Medal 1950-1953, second type, miniature, modern
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Korea Medal 1950-1953, second type, miniature, modern
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