African medals and badges
South African Police medal for faithful service. Obverse with “Police service” and “Polisiedienst” in raised lettering surrounding the South African coat of arms. On teh reverse “For faithful service” a horizontal raised line and then “Vir Troue Diens”. In the base of the reverse is the Sterling silver .925 and RMP hallmarks.
Around the rim the medal is named to “186.1/SERSANT. W.J COX SWAP” – Sergeant in the South West Africa Police.
South african commemorative official issue coronation medal for George 6th.
On the Obverse King George and Queen Elizabeth are shown in profile accompanied by the wording “KRONING” “CORONATION” and the date “12 – 5 – 1937” around the rim.
On the reverse two lions (Lion and lioness) are depicted together with the inscription “UNIE VAN SUID AFRIKA” “UNION OF SOUTH AFRICA”
Medal was presented to both military and civilian personel alike.
South Africa WW1 Victory medal which on the Obverse is exactly the same as those issued by the UK and forms part of the inter allied victory medal series. However, the reverse also carries the text in Dutch “De grote oorlog voor de beschaving 1914 1919”
WW1 British war medal and Southa frican Bi lingual victory medal pair awarded to DVR G.VERWEY S.A.S.C, a driver in the South African service corps with medal index card / record of service. happily Mr Verwey survived the war and was Discharged from the South African Army.