Ethiopia, Medal of the Patriots of the Interior (Underground Medal). The Medal of the Patriots of the Interior (or the Underground Medal), bronze striking.
Condition: Good Very Fine
Instituted by Emperor Haile Selassie I on 30th November 1944 as a reward for those who participated in the underground movement during the Italian occupation 1935-1941. Awarded in a single class (bronze), palms (actually torches) being awarded for each year of service and worn on the medal ribbon.