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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New Additions

List 1901 (January 2019). 7 new medals and 11 new provenances.

Survival Statistics

Survival Statistics

Ship Seen Roll %
Active 138 678 20.4%
Amethyst 43 283 15.2%
Argus 38 211 18.0%
Barracouta 43 298 14.4%
Beacon 11 90 12.2%
Bittern 23 106 21.7%
Coquette 12 68 17.6%
Decoy 10 69 14.5%
Dromedary 18 83 21.7%
Druid 39 257 15.2%
Encounter 41 224 18.3%
Himalaya 41 275 14.9%
Merlin 7 61 11.5%
Rattlesnake 52 288 18.1%
Seagull 14 90 15.6%
Simoom 73 377 19.4%
Tamar 35 224 15.6%
Victor Emanuel 43 274 15.7%
Total 683 3956 17.2%