South Africa Medal 1877-1879, no clasp, neatly re-engraved naming; (No 1702. PTE. SPEARING. D. COY. 90TH L.I.). An interesting medal in so much as Spearing was a deserter and was thus never officially issued with a medal, clearly feeling put out b...

Lot: 3021
Description: South Africa Medal 1877-1879, no clasp, neatly re-engraved naming; (No 1702. PTE. SPEARING. D. COY. 90TH L.I.). An interesting medal in so much as Spearing was a deserter and was thus never officially issued with a medal, clearly feeling put out by this, he appears to have found a medal and had it renamed! Suspender a little slack, light contacting, Very fine