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Colonial Medal, rare Free French ‘London’ version (Médaille Coloniale, rare modèle de la France Libre dit «de Londres), 1942, by J.R. Gaunt & Son Ltd. of London
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Colonial Medal, rare Free French ‘London’ version (Médaille Coloniale, rare modèle de la France Libre dit «de Londres), 1942, by J.R. Gaunt & Son Ltd. of London
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Circular silvered bronze medal with laterally-pierced knob and laurel wreath bar suspension; the face with a helmeted female head facing left representing the French Republic circumscribed ‘REPUBLIQUE FRANCAISE’; the reverse with a globe superimposed on a military trophy and inscribed ‘MÉDAILLE COLONIALE’, maker’s mark ‘JRG’ of J.R. Gaunt & Son Ltd. of London at the base; on original British-made ribbon. The original Colonial Medal was established on 26 July 1893 and awarded to military personnel who participated in operations in French colonies and protectorates. The Free French version seen in this example was established by decree of 26 March 1942 to be awarded to Free French forces fighting in North and East Africa. The Medal is based on the second official version but the head is somewhat larger and is without the signature of Georges Lemaire on the face and the Paris Mint assay marks are replaced on the reverse by the ‘JRG’ maker’s mark. The Medal is rare.

 
Colonial Medal, rare Free French ‘London’ version (Médaille Coloniale, rare modèle de la France Libre dit «de Londres), 1942, by J.R. Gaunt & Son Ltd. of London
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Colonial Medal, rare Free French ‘London’ version (Médaille Coloniale, rare modèle de la France Libre dit «de Londres), 1942, by J.R. Gaunt & Son Ltd. of London
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Colonial Medal, rare Free French ‘London’ version (Médaille Coloniale, rare modèle de la France Libre dit «de Londres), 1942, by J.R. Gaunt & Son Ltd. of London
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Colonial Medal, rare Free French ‘London’ version (Médaille Coloniale, rare modèle de la France Libre dit «de Londres), 1942, by J.R. Gaunt & Son Ltd. of London
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Colonial Medal, rare Free French ‘London’ version (Médaille Coloniale, rare modèle de la France Libre dit «de Londres), 1942, by J.R. Gaunt & Son Ltd. of London
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Colonial Medal, rare Free French ‘London’ version (Médaille Coloniale, rare modèle de la France Libre dit «de Londres), 1942, by J.R. Gaunt & Son Ltd. of London
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