Queen's South Africa Medal 1899-1902

Obverse: Bust of Queen Victoria, crowned and veiled, with order (L) Legend: "VICTORIA REGINA ET IMPERATRIX". Reverse: Britannia standing wearing a helmet (R), a flag in her left hand, holding out a wreath in her right hand towards troops on the march, ships in distance. Legend: "SOUTH AFRICA". Inscription on edge: "SPECIMEN". Bars: "CAPE COLONY", "NATAL", "RHODESIA", "DEFENCE OF LADYSMITH", "BELMONT", MODDER RIVER", "TUGELA HEIGHTS", "RELIEF OF KIMBERLEY", "PAARDEBERG", "ORANGE FREE STATE", "RELIEF OF LADYSMITH", "DRIEFONTEIN", "TRANSVAAL", "JOHANNESBURG", "LAING'S NEK", "DIAMOND HILL", "WITTERBERGEN", "BELFAST". Fitted with a bar and orange ribbon edged with red, with two narrow blue stripes.

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