Ethiopia: Medal of the Campaign (or the Patriot Medal).

£40.00
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Product ID: LMC/8992
Condition: Extremely Fine.
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Ethiopia: Medal of the Campaign (or the Patriot Medal).

Medal of the Campaign (or the Patriot Medal) with torch on Mappin and Webb brooch bar.), in copper, obverse with bust of Haile Selassie I over crossed swords, above with words “Tried by Fira Like Gold”; reverse with words “ Hope tried by Faith is an instrument of Victory, 1935”, under crown suspension

Condition: Extremely Fine.

Instituted by Emperor Haile Selassie I on 30th November 1944 as a reward for meritorious patriots who carried on open hostilities against the enemy during the Campaign 1936-1941. Awarded in a single class (bronze), palms (torches) being awarded for each year of service and worn on the medal ribbon.