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Ref: 5725

Boer War, Baden-Powell & the Defence of Mafeking 1900, silver medal by F Bowcher for Spink & Son, rare

 

 

Obv: portrait General Baden-Powell facing holding field glasses

 

Rev: Baden-Powell mounted behind a field gun, two soldiers (one kilted) follow, MAFEKING 1899-1900 in exergue

 

 

References: BHM 3677; E 1843; Hern 106

 

Condition: very fine; Diameter: 45mm

 

 

Notes: The siege of Mafeking by Boer forces lasted 217 days during which the defenders had 212 personnel killed. Baden-Powell was the the garrison commander of the town.

 

 

Price £195

Boer War, Baden-Powell & the Defence of Mafeking 1900, silver medal
Boer War, Baden-Powell & the Defence of Mafeking 1900, silver medal

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