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Korea Medal 1950-1953, second type, miniature
[GB1502]
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Korea Medal 1950-1953, second type, miniature
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Miniature circular silvered bronze 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’; age-toned; diameter 18.88mm (0.74 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. A good period miniature.

 
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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