We, http://www.medals4heroes.co.uk, have just added this superb medal to our inventory and proudly show it off here.
This is a super example of the Cape of Good Hope General Service Medal, shown here.
This medal has the Bechuanaland Clasp and was awarded to Corporal Stephens of the Cape Town Highlanders. There were only ever 2483 of the medal with this clasp ever issued.
This medal features the Jubilee bust of Queen Victoria by Sir Joseph Boehm. The reverse feature the Coat of Arms of the Cape Colony, as can be seen below.
The next 2 images show the naming style on the rim of the medal. Note the abbreviations.
Other clasps for this medal were Transkei (562) and Basutoland (1589). The medal was never issued without one of these clasps.
It is on sale at http://www.medals4heroes.co.uk of please contact us through this site or telephone 0044 7765 595662 or email email@example.com
price – £285.00