Kabul to Kandahar Star

SKU: 02.GBR.0194.101.01

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  • Bronze Star Obverse
  • Bronze Star Reverse

Attributes

  • country
    Great Britain
  • date of institution
    March 19, 1881
  • makers
    Henry Jenkins & Son, Birmingham

History


The Kabul to Kandahar Star was established on March 19, 1881. The Medal was awarded to Officers, Non-Commissioned Officers, and enlisted men of the British and Indian Armies for participation in the march from Kabul to Kandahar led by General Roberts from August 9 - August 31, 1881.

The Medal was manufactured from the bronze of guns captured at the Battle of Kandahar. All were issued named, however different styles of typeface were used.

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Versions

  • Price

    $315-425 USD

  • Composition

    Bronze

  • Inscription

    Obv: VRI KABUL TO KANDAHAR 1880 Rev: [RECIPIENT DETAILS]

  • Size

    48x62mm

  • Maker

    Henry Jenkins & Son, Birmingham

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