Italy - Black shirts - Fascism - Mussolini - Africa - Colonial - Aspromonte Legion - Division XXI Aprile - Medal - 1936

Description
Italy - Black shirts - Fascism - Mussolini - Africa - Colonial - Aspromonte Legion - Division XXI Aprile - Medal - 1936
Original - Bronze - Very good condition

Octagonal bronze medal with bas-relief edge, 66mm diameter, minted in 1936 to commemorate the actions of the legendary Legion CC. NN. ASPROMONTE - Division “XXI APRILE”.

Obverse:
A stretched arm shoves a dagger into a rock (allegory of the conquest of SCIRE’), the blade is marked with ACAB SAAT and the rock with ADI’ SCIRE’ HAIMANAL.

Reverse:
“III Divisione CCNN XXI APRILE CCLXII Legione Aspromonte” - the centre features two fasces with the inscription UBI ICTUS - IBI NOS

Medal in excellent condition - perfect

Published on Casolari XIV-179

Lot details
Type
Medal
Country of Origin
Italy
Army Unit
Black shirts - Fascism - Mussolini - Africa - Colonial - Aspromonte Legion - Division XXI Aprile
Year of Manufacture
1936
Material
Bronze
Original/ Replica
Original
Condition
Very good condition
Dimensions
66×66×0.5 cm
Comes with certificate of authenticity
No
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