​ King's Medal for Courage in the Cause of Freedom, mounted on wearing pin as issued.

Price: £465


Product ID: CMA/22095
Condition: Extremely Fine
Availability: IN STOCK
Description:

King's Medal for Courage in the Cause of Freedom, mounted on wearing pin as issued.

Condition: Extremely Fine.

Introduced to acknowledge acts of courage by foreign civilians or members of the armed services "in the furtherance of the British Commonwealth in the Allied cause" during the Second World War. Like its First World War counterpart, it was intended mainly to reward those who had assisted British escapees in enemy-occupied territories. About 3200 medals were issued.


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