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Medal Miniature - 1914-1915 Star, Great Britain, 1918 Numismatics Reg. No: NU 44598

Summary:
Miniature of 1914-15 Star Medal issued for service in World War I.

The 1914-15 Star was authorised in 1918 to be awarded to those who saw service between 5 August 1914 and 31 December 1915 (excluding those who were eligibile for the 1914 Star) - 2,350,000 were issued.
Acquisition Information:
Transfer from National Gallery of Victoria (NGV), 1976
Discipline: Numismatics
Dimensions: 54 mm (Height), 23 mm (Diameter)

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Tagged with: wars conflicts, world war i 1914-1918
Themes this item is part of: Numismatics & Philately Collection, Public Life & Institutions Collection
Primary Classification: MEDALS
Secondary Classification: Military Campaigns
Tertiary Classification: army campaigns
DateEra: 1918 AD
Obverse Description: A four pointed star with the top point replaced by a crown with attached loop and ribbon, crossed swords project between the points of the star and at the centre, within an oak wreath, a scroll crossing the swords reads 1914-15; at the base of the wreath is a large G which encloses a V (King George V).
Reverse Description: Plain
Edge Description: plain
Inscriptions: 1914-15
G V (King George V)
Shape: Star with loop and ribbon
Material: Bronze
Issued By: England, Great Britain, 1914-1915
References: References:
National Archives UK website: www.nationalarchives.gov.uk/
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, 227 Pages

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