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Date Instituted

1901

Campaign

Boer War 1899-1902

Obverse

Bust of Queen Victoria

Reverse

Britannia holding the flag in left hand and laurel crown in right hand and facing soldiers


Size

36 mm

Metal:

Silver or Bronze

Naming

Sans serif capitals

Clasps

26 – CAPE COLONY; RHODESIA; RELIEF OF MAFEKING; DEFENCE OF KIMBERLEY; TALANA; ELANDSLAAGTE; DEFENCE OF LADYSMITH; BELMONT; MODDER RIVER; TUGELA HIGHTS; NATAL; RELIEF OF KIMBERLEY; PAARDEBERG; ORANGE FREE STATE; DRIEFONTEIN; WEPENER; DEFENCE OF MAFEKING; TRANSVAAL; JOHANNESBURG; LAIN`S NEK; DIAMOND HILL; WITTEBERGEN; BELFAST; SOUTHAFRICA 1901; SOUTH AFRICA 1902


Approx. Medals issued

177500

Comments

There were three different  striking’s  of  this medal

1st – The wreath of Britannia points to the “R” in Africa and bears the dates 1899-1900

2nd – The wreath of Britannia points to the “R” in Africa and the dates removed

3rd – The wreath of Britannia points to the “F” in Africa

QUEEN’S SOUTH AFRICA MEDAL