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500 000 free campaign medals available to the public in commemoration of the 200th Anniversary of the Battle of Waterloo

500 000 free campaign medals available to the public in commemoration of the 200th Anniversary of the Battle of Waterloo

Press Releases   •   Dec 15, 2014 09:00 GMT

Waterloo 200, the Government-backed organisation overseeing the celebrations of the 200th anniversary of the Battle of Waterloo, is giving away 500,000 commemorative Campaign Medals as a gift to the public. The medals, which are bronze replicas of those presented to all of the British soldiers that served at Quatre Bras, Ligny and Waterloo in 1815, have been funded by the The London Mint Office.