India 50th Anniversary of Independence Medal 1997 (#3008)
Circular cupro-nickel medal with claw and bar suspension; the face with a map of India in relief, inscribed above ‘50th Anniversary of Independence’ in Hindi and dated ‘1947-1997’ below; the reverse with the Chatta Chowk (Lahore Gate) of Red Fort at Delhi, circumscribed above ‘50th ANNIVERSARY OF INDEPENDENCE’ and dated ‘1947-1997’ below; attributed on the edge to ‘112861P G SINGH IN’; slight age discoloration; on replaced correct ribbon.
The Chatta Chowk on the west side of the Red Fort at Delhi was the scene of the Indian Mutiny of 1857 and remains a greatly symbolic site for Indian independence.
The medal was instituted in 1997 and awarded to serving members of the armed forces.
₹450.00 incl. GST
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