Ethiopia, Medal of the Campaign (or the Patriot Medal). Medal of the Campaign (or the Patriot Medal), bronze, with three palms (torches) indicative of three years service. Made by Mappin & Webb of London.

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Product ID: CMA/32805
Condition: Extremely Fine.
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Ethiopia, Medal of the Campaign (or the Patriot Medal). Medal of the Campaign (or the Patriot Medal), bronze, with three palms (torches) indicative of three years service. Made by Mappin & Webb of London.

Condition: Extremely Fine.

Bronze, 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.

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.