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Please Help To identify Medal

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Please Help To identify Medal Silver Gilded medal with out ear.

Size - 36 mm

 

 

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It's from Sudan. The obverse features the Sudanese coat of arms

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and the word Duty ("الواجب" 'el wajib"). The reverse says the Democratic Republic of Sudan ("جمهورية السودان الديمقراطية" 'Jumhuriyat el Sudan el Dimoqratiya').

It would appear to be the Medal of Duty, as shown here with ribbon: 

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Picture of medal from http://www.globalsecurity.org/military/world/sudan/awards.htm

Coat of arms from http://www.crwflags.com/fotw/flags/sd).html

Edited by Egyptian Zogist
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Thank you very much!!

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Dear Nubirus,

This is the post-1969 DRS issue -  the 1956-69 RS issue has a rhino badge on the obverse - see attached. The medal comes in three classes.

Regards,

Owain

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