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  • Other Name

    Queen's South Africa Medal 1899-1902 (descriptive name)

    3217 Sergt. Charles Crossley Cox, N. Zealand M.R. (associated name)

  • Description

    Queen's South Africa Medal 1899-1902, Anglo Boer War

    Medal awarded to 3217 Sergt. Charles Crossley Cox, New Zealand Mounted Rifles.

    silver circular medal, 36mm diameter, swivel suspension with claw mount and pin through medal edge, with ribbon, five bars – "South Africa 1901", "Natal", "Transvaal", "Orange Free State" and "Cape Colony".

    obverse: The obverse shows a crowned and veiled effigy of Queen Victoria, facing left, with the legend "VICTORIA REGINA ET IMPERATRIX" around the upper perimeter

    reverse: The reverse shows Britannia holding the Union Flag in her left hand and a laurel wreath in her right hand. In the right background are troops marching inland from the coast. In the left background are two men-of-war, with Neptune's Trident and Britannia's shield on the ground in the foreground. Around the top perimeter are the words "SOUTH AFRICA".

    named on edge: 3217 SERJT. C.C.COX N.ZEALAND M.R.

    ribbon: grosgrain ribbon, 32mm wide, thick red band and dark blue band, repeated in reverse order & separated by an orange band.

  • Place
  • Associated Place
  • Accession Number
    2001.25.198.1
  • Accession Date
    15 Aug 2001
  • Other Id

    Spink: 126 (Spink 1988)

    7541 (Asset Register)

  • Department
  • Display Room
Queen's South Africa Medal 1899-1902, 2001.25.198.1

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