This medal is made from a gilt/gold-coloured alloy metal. The medal has a swiveling hanger. This is connected to a horizontal bar with four Japanese kanji characters, through which the ribbon is looped.
An alloy hook-and-eye device is to the reverse. The medal is in very good condition.
The medal comes housed in the original award case of issue. The case is made of wood with golden kanji letters to the top lid. The insert is made of red velvet. The case is missing a side strip of wood. See images for more details.