Obvserse and reverse of the medal
|Awarded by UK|
|Eligibility||British and Colonial forces|
|Awarded for||Campaign Service|
|Campaign(s)||Fourth Anglo-Ashanti War|
|Description||Bronze, 38mm diameter|
|Related||Ashantee Medal (1873-74)
Ashanti Medal (1901)
Ribbon bar of the medal
A bronze four pointed star and saltire cross, 38mm wide, suspended by a loop and ring.
Obverse: a central medallion with a circlet inscribed "Ashanti 1896" and at the centre an imperial crown.
Reverse: within a circular central recess the inscription "From the Queen", the rest of the reverse surface is plain.
Ribbon: 31mm wide, yellow with two black stripes.
- North East Medals, The Ashanti Star, accessed 28 December, 2010.