East & West Africa Medal, J Matthews P.O 1st Class, HMS Rayleigh

East & West Africa Medal

£350.00

East & West Africa Medal, J Matthews P.O 1st Class, HMS Rayleigh

Obverse, left-facing portrait of Queen Victoria with the inscription “VICTORIA REGINA”.

Reverse, image of British soldiers fighting Africans in dense jungle. The design, by Sir Edward Poynter, was also used on the reverses of the Ashantee Medal and the Central Africa Medal.

Gambia 1894.
Ashantee Medal, with clasp, ” Gambia, 1894,” awarded to those from the undermentioned ships who formed part of the expedition against Chief Fodi Selah between 22nd February and llth March, 1894 :—
H.M. Ships Alecto, Magpie, Raleigh, Satellite, and Widgeon.
The clasp only is awarded to any who received the medal for former operations.

East & West Africa Medal, J Matthews P.O 1st Class, HMS Rayleigh

East & West Africa Medal, J Matthews P.O 1st Class, HMS Rayleigh

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East & West Africa Medal, J Matthews P.O 1st Class, HMS Rayleigh

Obverse, left-facing portrait of Queen Victoria with the inscription “VICTORIA REGINA”.

Reverse, image of British soldiers fighting Africans in dense jungle. The design, by Sir Edward Poynter, was also used on the reverses of the Ashantee Medal and the Central Africa Medal.

Gambia 1894.
Ashantee Medal, with clasp, ” Gambia, 1894,” awarded to those from the undermentioned ships who formed part of the expedition against Chief Fodi Selah between 22nd February and llth March, 1894 :—
H.M. Ships Alecto, Magpie, Raleigh, Satellite, and Widgeon.
The clasp only is awarded to any who received the medal for former operations.

East & West Africa Medal, J Matthews P.O 1st Class, HMS Rayleigh

East & West Africa Medal, J Matthews P.O 1st Class, HMS Rayleigh

East & West Africa Medal, J Matthews P.O 1st Class, HMS Rayleigh

East & West Africa Medal, J Matthews P.O 1st Class, HMS Rayleigh

Take a look at the video to appreciate what the medal will look like in the hand

Alternatively, take a look at https://www.acsearch.info whereby auction results can be viewed, please note that these results are normally shown before Buyers Premium and VAT

Please note that GMCoins is not responsible for the content on any associated website.