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.