Dushid Mala, Medal, II Class


SKU: 02.THA.0106.102.01.000

Estimated market value:

$150+ USD

  • Dushid Mala Silver Medal (II Class) Obverse
  • Dushid Mala Silver Medal (II Class) Reverse

Estimated market value:

$150+ USD


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SIAM (Thailand), Kingdom. A Dushdi Mala Medal for Arts and Science, 2nd Class

1st type, attributed in 1896 to R.M.E. Raaff at Djocja (Yogyakarta), Java. Oval silver medal on crossed swords and mace suspension; the face with head of King Chulalongkorn the Great (Rama V) facing left within a border with his title in Thai characters, a laurel spray below; the reverse with a Thai demigod centrally on a plinth, a sword in his right hand, resting on an escutcheon with the royal Thai arms with a tricephalous elephant for Thai, an elephant for Laotian suzerainty and two kris for Malay suzerainty, a laurel wreath in his left hand crowning a shield to the right engraved with an attribution to R.M.E. Raaff at Djocja and dated 5 July 1896, circumscribed in Thai characters; 40.3mm (1.58 inch) wide, 60.5mm (2.38 inches) high; without ribbon. (The ribbon was white and red halves vertically).


The medal is awarded to men in the Military and Police with a red and white ribbon.

The medal may also be awarded to men and women within the Civil Service with a pink and white ribbon, women's awards are conferred with bow ribbon.

There is Thai script on the obverse and reverse.

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