The Soviet Military Awards Page Forum  
  • Serial Numbers Database 2.0
Enter Here

vBClassified Featured Listings
50th Army Veteran Badge
383 Rifle Division Veteran Badge
Kuzmenko Super Set
First Air Army Veteran Badge
Fighting for Ukraine Veteran Badge

Go Back   The Soviet Military Awards Page Forum > Soviet Awards Forums > Soviet Sphere > Republic Of Iraq > Iraqi Medals

Reply
 
Thread Tools Display Modes
Old 02-23-2012, 07:49 AM   #1
medals73
Senior Member
 
medals73's Avatar
 
Join Date: Jul 2002
Location: Earth, most of the time
Posts: 2,017
Medal Of 18th November 1963.

Medal for 18 November 1963 (Arabic name not known.)

Awarded to commemorate the 18 November 1963 takeover of all powers the government by General Abd al-Salam Muhammad Arif, Abd al-Rahman Muhammad Arif, and Colonel Said Slaibi and the creation of a new Revolutionary Command Council in Baghdad. In effect, this represented the expulsion of the Ba’ath Party from the uneasy coalition which had overthrown General Qasim in February 1963. This medal apparently fell out of favor and off the chests of serving soldiers after the Ba’ath return to power in 1968.

Established: Manufactured by Huguenin (Le Loche, Switzerland).

Obverse: A 41-mm (on each side) triangular bronze-gilt medal with a yellow-enameled sunburst design. In the center, the Iraqi emblem in red enamel and, below, the enameled Arabic legend “18 Teshrin Al-Thani 63 [C.E.]” or “18 November 63”; the numbers are in red enamel while the name of the month is green-enameled. Suspended from the ribbon by an integral horizontal loop. Manufactured by Hugelin (Le Loche, Switzerland).

Reverse: Plain, except for the maker’s mark near the top: “HUGUENIN / SWISS MADE”.

Ribbon: 35-mm, yellow with 5-mm red edge stripes: 5 mm red, 25 mm yellow, 5 mm red.
Attached Images
File Type: jpg 492-o.jpg (96.3 KB, 6 views)
medals73 is offline   Reply With Quote
Sponsored Links
Old 05-15-2015, 09:03 AM   #2
CtahhR
Forum Administrator
 
CtahhR's Avatar
 
Join Date: Jul 2008
Location: Deep In The Archives.
Age: 13
Posts: 11,929
Re: Medal Of 18th November 1963.

Here is another example showing the maker's mark.
Attached Images
File Type: jpg 100_6197.jpg (121.8 KB, 3 views)
File Type: jpg 100_6199.jpg (121.6 KB, 3 views)
__________________
"Signed with his own rubber stamp"
CtahhR is online now   Reply With Quote
Reply

Bookmarks


Currently Active Users Viewing This Thread: 1 (0 members and 1 guests)
 
Thread Tools
Display Modes

Posting Rules
You may not post new threads
You may not post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is Off


Similar Threads
Thread Thread Starter Forum Replies Last Post
Medal "40 Years Of The 18th Flotilla Of Heavy Nuclear Submarine Fleet". Laurent Unofficial Awards 7 03-26-2007 07:16 AM




All times are GMT -5. The time now is 12:21 PM.


Powered by vBulletin® Version 3.8.11
Copyright ©2000 - 2020, vBulletin Solutions Inc.
Copyright ©2011 Arthur G. Bates III