The Tank Museum | China War Medal - Relief of Pekin (Silver) bar

China War Medal - Relief of Pekin (Silver) bar

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China War Medal 1900

This, the third China medal was sanctioned in 1901 for those who had been involved in the so-called "Boxer Rebellion " of 1900 and subsequent expeditions. The medal was issued in both silver and bronze and three bars were authorised, the most desirable being "Defence of Legations " awarded to those who defended the Peking Legations.

The obverse has the bust of Queen Victoria and the reverse a trophy of arms.

The ribbon is crimson with yellow edges.