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eMedals-Turkey, Ottoman Empire. A War Medal, Gallipoli Star

Item: EU16534

Turkey, Ottoman Empire. A War Medal, Gallipoli Star

Sale Date: March 11, 2019 Hammer Price

$177

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Turkey, Ottoman Empire. A War Medal, Gallipoli Star

(Harp Madalyasi). Instituted in 1915. Of German manufacture, in nickel-plated brass with red enamels, ball finials on the tips of the star points, measuring 57 mm (w) x 53.8 mm (h), horizontal pinback, intact enamels, very light contact, near extremely fine.

 

Footnote: The Gallipolli Star was a military decoration awarded by the Ottoman Empire. It is also known as the Ottoman War Medal. It was instituted by Sultan Mehmed V on March 1, 1915 for gallantry in battle. This decoration was awarded for the duration of the First World War to Ottoman and other Central Powers troops, primarily in Ottoman areas of engagement

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