Military medallion; 1900; 2012_180_22_31-32

Name/Title

Military medallion

About this object

31. Copper/bronze medallion, hole in top, stamped ‘Colonel Baden-Powell, Defence of Mafeking’ on one side and 'Relief of Mafeking May 1900 And Baden-Powell the hero who kept the flag flying for over 215 Days'. Medallion celebrating the famous siege in the second Boer War 1899-1902. 32. Crown shaped pin., possibly a shoulder 'pip' or military insignia of rank.

Date Made

1900

Medium and Materials

bronze

Measurements

31. 2.2cm diameter, 32. 2cm length x 1.8cm width

Subject and Association Description

medallions

Credit Line

Sharon Dowson- Middleton

Object Type

medallion

Object number

2012_180_22_31-32

Copyright Licence  

All rights reserved

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Tags
1900
Baden Powell
Boer War
bronze
crown
insignia
Mafeking
medallion
pip
South Africa

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