Korean War Medal; British issue, cupro nickel

Country: United Kingdom

Korea Medal 1950 - 1953

Sanctioned in July 1951 for award to all British and Commonwealth Forces who took part in the Korean War between July 1950 and 27th July 1953.

The obverse shows a right facing but of Queen Elizabeth II by Mary Gillick. The reverse depicts Hercules, armed with a dagger, wrestling with the Hydra.

The ribbon is yellow with two blue stripes