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Britain Khedive's Sudan Medal 1897 with Bar Khartoum

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Britain Khedive's Sudan Medal 1897 with Bar Khartoum

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US$400.00


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Great Britain - Khedivate of Egypt: Silver Khedive's Sudan 
Medal with bar "Khartoum".
On the obverse: The Coat of Arms of the Khedivate of Egypt 
over a sign inscribed in Arabic "The Reconquest of Sudan 
1314" (1314 AH = 1896 AD).
On the reverse: Inscribed in Arabic: "Abbas Hilmi the 2nd, 
1314"
Unnamed as issued.
The Khedivate of Egypt was an autonomous tributary state 
of the Ottoman Empire under British military occupation 
since 1882.
The medal was instituted in 1897 by Abbas Hilmi Pasha, 
Khedive of Egypt, to commemorate the reconquest of the 
Dongola province. It was subsequently authorized for 
later campaigns and actions until 1908.
The medal was awarded to the Egyptian forces tasked 
with the reconquest of the Province of Dongola (30 Mar. - 
23 Sep.1896) and to the British troops under Brigadier 
General C. C. Egerton, who took part in the operations 
south of Akasheh on 7 Jun. 1896.
The Bar "Khartoum" was awarded to the British and 
Egyptian troops who took part in the Battle of Omdurman 
(2 Sep. 1898).

FULL SIZE

Sudan Campaign 1896 - 1898

Item 100% original – ribbon original

Condition as on the photos
GREAT ADDITION TO EVERY COLLECTION!
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Product Code03948
ConditionUsed

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