"Absent-Minded Beggar" Transvaal War Medal

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An "Absent-Minded Beggar" medal, commemorating British response during the Transvaal war. The medal's obverse displays a soldier bearing a rifle and the legend, "National Commemorative Medal 1899-1900". The reverse is inscribed "The Queen God bless her. This medal commemorates the magnificent response of Britains sons to the Empire's call to arms Transvaal War. 1899-1900 Daily Mail Kipling Poem". The medal was issued by Spink & Son. The pendant hangs on a modern sterling silver chain. This is a collectible and historic piece.

Details.....The chain is 17" long. The medal measures 0.87" in diameter. In Very Good Antique Condition. You should always expect some wear on vintage and antique pieces; we consider it part of the charm.

Item #N8276