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Predicate Object 1946-1947 1946-01-01T00:00:00.000Z 1947-12-31T00:00:00.000Z Collection of Auckland War Memorial Museum Tamaki Paenga Hira, N2834 2016-08-09T00:00:00.000Z 1 2021-07-01T01:04:13.480Z 4C 60 Tibet Medal, 1903-4 Medal awarded to British and Indian regiments that took accompanied the invasion of Tibet by of Colonel Sir Francis Younghusband. The expedition aimed to prevent the Russian Empire from gaining a foothold in Tibet. Tibet Medal, 1903-1904 (miniature) silver medal; ornate scroll suspender; with ribbon obverse: bust of King Edward VII in Field Marshal uniform; legend around: EDWARDVS VII KAISAR-I-HIND reverse: fortified hill city (the Potala palace at Lhasa); medal name below, inside line rim: TIBET 1903-4 ribbon: green with two white stripes and central maroon stripe maker: obverse: GW de Saulles, medallist reverse: EG Gillick medal, campaign (miniature)
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