Médaille coloniale, avec agrafe SAHARA – Colonial Medal, with SAHARA clasp
Established in July 1893, awarded for military operations in French colonies and protectorates.
Type II, issued since 1914. Diameter 30 mm. With official SAHARA clasp (instituted in 1900).
Design: Georges Lemaire (name on face)
Manufacturer: Monnaie de Paris (Paris Mint), marked at the back with mint mark (cornucopia), silver hallmark and 2 for .800 silver.
Silver with finepatina, very nice condition, on the original old ribbon with double pin and period clasp.