Royal Niger Company’s Medal 1886 – 99

Officially Numbered 2145

Officially Numbered 2145

100 Silver medals with the Nigeria 1886 – 97 and 1000 Bronze medals with the Nigeria bar were produced by Spink and Son Ltd variously numbered between 1 and 2361.

Royal Niger Company Expeditions

The National African Company was incorporated in 1882 and in 1886, it was chartered as the Royal Niger Company. There were numerous expeditions in the company’s territory some of which involved considerable fighting in 1898 and 99 such as the june 1898 expedition against the Lapai and Argeyes tribes. Only those expeditions in which casualties were sustained counted towards the award.

Royal Niger Co Bronze Issue Rev

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