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Medal - Australia Service Medal 1939-1945, 1945 Numismatics Reg. No: NU 44498

Summary:
Australia
Australia Service Medal 1939 - 1945 1945 (AD)
Mint: not recorded
Awarded to: V16171 J.L. GABORIT


MEDALS, CAMPAIGN, J. L. GABORIT V 16171. THE WAR MEDAL, 1939-1945, THE AUSTRALIA SERVICE MEDAL, 1939-1945. NOT MOUNTED.
Description:
A nickel-silver medal with ribbon. The obverse features a crowned head of King Geirge VI facing left with the artist's initials PM in the field below the neck; around, GEORGIVS VI G: BR: OMN: REX ET INDIAE IMP:
The reverse has the Australian Coat of Arms; around above, THE AUSTRALIA SERVICE MEDAL; below, 1939 - 1945.
The edge is impressed in capitals: V16171 J.L. GABORIT
Acquisition Information:
Donation from Mrs E. Gaborit, 1986
Discipline: Numismatics
Dimensions: 90 mm (Height), 37 mm (Width)

More information

Tagged with: wars conflicts, world war ii 1939-1945
Themes this item is part of: Numismatics & Philately Collection, Public Life & Institutions Collection, HRH George VI (1895-1952), Percy Metcalfe, Coin Designer, (1895-1970)
Primary Classification: MEDALS
Secondary Classification: Military Campaigns
Tertiary Classification: army campaigns
DateEra: 1945 AD
Obverse Description: A crowned head of King Geirge VI facing left with the artist's initials PM in the field below the neck; around, GEORGIVS VI G: BR: OMN: REX ET INDIAE IMP:
Reverse Description: The Australian Coat of Arms; around above, THE AUSTRALIA SERVICE MEDAL; below, 1939 - 1945.
Edge Description: V16171 J.L. GABORIT
Inscriptions: GEORGIVS VI G: BR: OMN: REX ET INDIAE IMP:
THE AUSTRALIA SERVICE MEDAL 1939 - 1945.
V16171 J.L. GABORIT
Shape: Round and ribbon
Material: Nickel Silver
Artist: Percy Metcalfe - Royal Mint, London
Awarded To: Private Jack Gaborit, Australia

V16171 J.L. Gaborit
Person Depicted: HM George VI
Bibliography:
  1. [Book], B Simpkin - Spink & Sons Ltd., A Litherland - Spink & Sons Ltd., E Joslin - Spink & Sons Ltd., British Battles and Medals, Spink & Son Ltd., London, 1988, 256 Pages

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