1931 Afghanistan Islamic Arabic Victory Over The Qataghan Rebels Silver Medal
1931 AFGHANISTAN ISLAMIC ARABIC VICTORY OVER THE QATAGHAN REBELS SILVER MEDAL RARE. Circular silver metal medal with bar for ribbon suspension; the face with the royal arms of Afghanistan and dated’???? (AD 1931) below within a wreath, inscribed in Arabic’His Majesty the victorious Mohammed Zahir Shah Afghanistan’ above and’Victory over the Qataghan rebels’ below; the reverse with a blank circle within a wreath; diameter 39.66mm; weight 33.77 grams; The’Basmachi’ (bandit) revolt broke out in Russian Central Asia in 1916. After the Russian Revolution of 1917, a guerilla war broke out that lasted through the 1920s, with many Turkmens crossing into Afghanistan to seek refuge. In June 1930, the Soviet army crossed the Amu Darya in pursuit of Ibrahim Beg, the rebel leader. The Afghan government, alarmed by the incursion, sent forces across the Hindu Kush. As a result, Afghanistan and the Soviet Union signed treaties of non-aggression and neutrality. All items are guaranteed genuine! This item is in the category “Collectibles\Militaria\1919-38\Original Period Items”. The seller is “ottomannumis” and is located in this country: US. This item can be shipped worldwide.
- Modified Item: No
- Country/Region of Manufacture: Afghanistan
- Original/Reproduction: Original
- Theme: Militaria
- Time Period Manufactured: 1919-38