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0198A.3: Operational Service Medal, Congo

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Description: The medal is silver, 36mm in diameter. The obverse shows the crowned profile of Queen Elizabeth II with the inscription ELIZABETH II DEI GRATIA REGINA FID.DEF. The reverse bears an 8-pointed star The reverse bears an 8-pointed star with four coronets (Royal, Naval, Mural, and Astral) impaled on alternate points and a Union flag in the centre surrounded by a circlet inscribed FOR OPERATIONAL SERVICE. The ribbon has a red central stripe flanked by dark and light blue with ochre edges. Image courtesy of the UK Government.
Date Added: 12-24-2017