Kolonial-Denkmünze – Colonial Medal
Reference: OEK 3182
Instututed in 1912 by Emperor Wilhelm II. Awarded for participation in different military operations in the German Colonies – except the China-Expedition 1900-1901 and Sowuth-West Africqa campaign 1904-1908, for which separate awards were established. The medal was awarded also retroactively, and with different clasps for battles between 1884 and 1914.
Colonial medal was designed by the famous sculptor and medalist, professor Rudolf Marschall from Vienna.
Gilded bronze, very nice condition, but the gilt partially gone. On the long original ribbon.