Group of Four. *** Royal Guards Service Medal (Sh?hi Rakshak Padak). Circular silvered metal medal on double kukri and ribbon bar suspension; the face with a double-triangle six-pointed star, an upright sword imposed, a Nepali inscription below; the reverse inscribed in Nepali and dated ‘2033’ below (B.S. 2033 = A.D. 1977). The medal was instituted in 1977 by King B?rendra and awarded for service as a palace guard. ***Overseas Service Medal (Paradesha Sev? Padak). Circular silvered metal medal on double kukri and ribbon bar suspension bar; the face with a five-pointed star bearing the Nepalese flag, above an inscription in Nepali characters; the reverse dated ‘2020’ (1963) centrally within a circumscription in Nepali characters. The medal was instituted in 1963 to be awarded to members of the Royal Nepalese forces for service overseas. The Nepalese armed forces have served with distinction in a number of United Nations missions, including UNIFIL in Lebanon, UNOSOMII in Somalia, UNMIH in Haiti, UNAMSIL in Sierra Leone and UNMIS in the Sudan. ***Military Long Service Good Conduct Medal (Sainik Sev? Padak). Circular bronze medal with double kukri and fixed ribbon bar suspension; the face with a map of the administrative divisions of Nepal, the Royal Headdress above, the six-pointed star with the trident of the Royal Armed Forces imposed centrally; the reverse inscribed ‘Sainik Sev? Padak’ in Nepali script and dated ‘2023’ below (B.S. 2023 = A.D. 1966). The medal was instituted on 25 December 1966 by King Mahendra and awarded to military for 10 years’ long service and good conduct. ***United Nations Interim Forces in Lebanon Medal. Circular bronze medal with laterally-pierced loop for ribbon suspension; the face with the emblem of the United Nations, being a map of the world with gridlines within a laurel wreath, the letters ‘UN’ above; the reverse inscribed ‘IN THE SERVICE OF PEACE’. The medal was instituted in March 1978 and awarded for ninety days’ service in the UNIFIL Mission to confirm the withdrawal of Israeli forces from southern Lebanon, to restore international peace and security, and to assist the Government of Lebanon in ensuring the return of its effective authority in the area. The Mission continues to the present day. ***The medals are on their original bar mounted for wear. Following the abolition of the Nepalese monarchy in June 2008, these Nepalese medals will not be awarded again in this form. An impressive group awarded to a former royal palace guard who served with the United Nations in the Lebanon.