BRITISH EGYPTIAN ARMY KHEDIVE’S SUDAN MEDAL 1910 – 1921 1ST ISSUE 2 BARS ATWOT & ALIAB DINKA
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Offered is an original 1st type Khedive‘s Sudan Medal 1810-1921 with 2 campaign clasps.
36 mm wide circular silver medal on swivel ribbon bar with original ‘ALIAB DINKA’ & ‘ATWOT’ clasps; the face withwith an Arabic inscription signifying the name of Khedive Abbas Himli and the date 1328 of the Muslim Calendar (1910) to face. The reverse showing a lion poised on a plinth, with SUDAN written upon it, with the sunrise in the background. Un-named as issued and on the correct ribbon, being court mounted for display.
The Khedive’s Sudan Medal was a campaign medal awarded by the Khedivate of Egypt for service during in Anglo-Egyptian Sudan. Established 1911, by the Khedive, this medal replaced the Khedive’s Sudan Medal (1897) and is rarely seen for sale, especially with this rare combination of campaign clasps, given the gap of 10 years between the actual campaigns which took place.
The Atwot campaign was awarded for an expedition against the Atwot Dinkas, 9th February – 17th March 1910. The Aliab Dinka campaign was awarded for service against the Aliab Dinka, Bor Dinka and Mandari Tribes, who unexpectedly rebelled and attacked the post of Menkamon between 8th November 1919 & 6th May 1920.
||15 x 5 x 5 cm