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Ashanti Medal: CM.M.130-R

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Titles

Ashanti Medal

Maker(s)

Ruler: Edward VII (1901-10)
Engraver: de Saulles, George William
Mint: Royal Mint
Production place: London

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Description

Given to the defenders of the garrison at Kumassi and the members of relieving columns. The clasp is inscribed with "KYMASSI". The ribbon attached is back with two broad green stripes.

Notes

History note: Possibly given by the Royal Mint as examples of Military medals.

Acquisition and important dates

Method of acquisition: Unknown by unknown

Dating

1901 -

Components of the work

Object composed of silver Diameter (min) 36 mm Diameter 36 mm Weight 39.68 g

Inscription or legends present

Inscription present: A left facing profile of Edward VII.

  • Text: EDWARDVS VII REX IMPERATOR (in exergue) DES
  • Location: Obverse
  • Type: Design

Inscription present: A lion standing on a escarpment looking towards a the sunrise, with a native shield and spears in the foreground.

  • Text: ASHANTI
  • Location: Reverse
  • Type: Design

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Identification numbers

Accession number: CM.M.130-R
Primary reference Number: 226913
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Audit data

Created: Monday 9 February 2015 Updated: Monday 15 January 2024 Last processed: Monday 15 January 2024

Associated departments & institutions

Owner or interested party: The Fitzwilliam Museum
Associated department: Coins and Medals

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