Hello, Here is how to recognize the original UN authorized UN Korean War Medals comparing with the others: 1. The size of the medal is smaller in the original. 2. The top leaf of the wreath surrounding the world is long in the original. 3. The leaves of the wreath are more closer to each other in the original 3. the space between Europe and Noth America is narrower in the original 4. Australia is thicker and bigger in the original 5. New Zealand (top right side of 12.00 o'clock) is