Pro Patria 2nd Edition
Stunning memorabilia 2nd edition coin to remember the Pro Patria medal cast in antique gold; the first edition was cast in antique bronze.
The Pro Patria medal was awarded for service in preventing or suppressing terrorism or, from 1977, in defence of South Africa, during the Border War between 26 August 1966 and 21 March 1990. Qualifying service was 55 (originally 60) days in an operational area, or being involved in combat or a skirmish, or being wounded or killed in action.
A gold-coloured octagonal bronze medal, displaying a golden aloe flower on a blue roundel (obverse). A clasp inscribed “Cunene” was issued for the 1975-76 Angola campaign.
– this coin is numbered and has a surface on the back where personalised engraving can be added by the owner.
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