Orders, Decorations, Medals and Militaria (24 & 25 February 2016)

Date of Auction: 24th & 25th February 2016

Sold for £3,000

Estimate: £600 - £800

Egypt, Khedivate, Abbas Hilmi Bravery Medal, silver, unnamed, very fine, rare £600-800


Abbas II Hilmi Pasha, born 14 July 1874; died 19 December 1944; reigned as the last Khedive of Egypt, 1892-1914. Removed from power for his pro-Ottoman stance in December 1914. This rare medal was established by Abbas Hilmi in 1913; it became obsolete with his downfall. Few of these medals are known to exist.