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Turkey: Ottoman War Medal/Gallipoli Star/Iron Crescent (Turkish: 'Harp Madalyası') World War I decoration; of Turkish manufacture, not maker marked; size: 5.6 x 5.6cm; weight: 23.0
Item code: 0133223

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Turkey: Ottoman War Medal/Gallipoli Star/Iron Crescent (Turkish: 'Harp Madalyası') World War I decoration; of Turkish manufacture, not maker marked; size: 5.6 x 5.6cm; weight: 23.05g. The piece is a cast make with laquered red finish in the crude style of the local Turkish make of these badges. Instituted on 1 March 1915 for gallantry in battle and awarded for the duration of the war to Ottoman and other Central Powers' soldiers, primarily in Ottoman areas of engagement.