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    Recorded Samples of the Ashantee Medal to the Royal Navy and Royal Marines

Ashantee Medal The Ashantee medal was sanctioned June 1, 1874 and was awarded for Major General Sir Garnet Wolseley’s camping against the Ashantis under King Kofi Karikari. Approximately 4,000 medals were awarded to men of the Royal Navy and Royal Marines (excluding Kroomen.) The Coomassie clasp was awarded to those present at Amoaful and the capture of the capital, or those protecting the lines communication north of the Prah river. Less than 300 medals with clasp were awarded to RN/RM personnel.

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List 1803 (March 2018). 3 new medals and 4 new provenances.

Survival Statistics

Survival Statistics

Ship Seen Roll %
Active 130 678 19.2%
Amethyst 40 283 14.1%
Argus 38 211 18.0%
Barracouta 40 298 13.4%
Beacon 11 90 12.2%
Bittern 21 106 19.8%
Coquette 11 68 16.2%
Decoy 10 69 14.5%
Dromedary 18 83 21.7%
Druid 40 257 15.6%
Encounter 35 224 15.6%
Himalaya 39 275 14.2%
Merlin 5 61 8.2%
Rattlesnake 48 288 16.7%
Seagull 14 90 15.6%
Simoom 68 377 18.0%
Tamar 32 224 14.3%
Victor Emanuel 41 274 15.0%
Total 641 3956 16.2%