China War Medal 1900, in Bronze

SKU: 02.GBR.0223.102.01

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  • Bronze Medal Obverse
  • Bronze Medal Reverse
  • Bronze Medal Obverse
  • Bronze Medal Reverse

Attributes

  • country
    Great Britain
  • date of institution
    1901
  • remarks
    The Obverse of the Bronze Medal was designed by G.W. de Saulles and the Reverse was designed by W. Wyon. The value of the Bronze Medal is expected to vary by the recipient.

History


The China War Medal 1900 was authorized by Army Order in 1901 and awarded to British and Imperial troops in commemoration of the China War of 1900, also known as the Boxer Rebellion. Silver Medals were awarded to combatants while Bronze Medals were awarded to Native and Indian bearers and servants.

3 clasps were authorized for award with the Bronze Medal:

1. “RELIEF OF PEKIN”
2. “TAKU FORTS”
3. “DEFENCE OF LEGATIONS”

A variety of different naming styles were used and the value of the Bronze Medal varies by the recipient.

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Versions

  • Price

    $250-300 USD

  • Composition

    Bronze

  • Inscription

    Obv: VICTORIA REGINA ET IMPERATRIX Rev: CHINA 1900

  • Size

    36mm

  • Maker

  • Version Remarks

    The value of Bronze Medals without clasps issued to nurses and war correspondents are expected to significantly exceed the value of Bronz...

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  • Price

    $400-450 USD

  • Composition

    Bronze

  • Inscription

    Obv: VICTORIA REGINA ET IMPERATRIX Rev: CHINA 1900

  • Size

    36mm

  • Maker

  • Version Remarks

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  • Price

    $650-775 USD

  • Composition

    Bronze

  • Inscription

    Obv: VICTORIA REGINA ET IMPERATRIX Rev: CHINA 1900

  • Size

    36mm

  • Maker

  • Version Remarks

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  • Price

    $6450-7750 USD

  • Composition

    Bronze

  • Inscription

    Obv: VICTORIA REGINA ET IMPERATRIX Rev: CHINA 1900

  • Size

    36mm

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