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Korea Medal 1950-1953, second type, miniature
[GB1749]
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Korea Medal 1950-1953, second type, miniature
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Miniature circular silvered medal with scroll and fixed ribbon bar suspension; the face with the head and shoulders portrait of Queen Elizabeth II by Mary Gillick (1881-1965), circumscribed ‘ELIZABETH ? II ? DEI ? GRATIA ? REGINA ? 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’; diameter 18.51mm (0.73 inch); on original 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.

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