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Medal Miniature - 1914-1915 Star, Great Britain, 1918 Reg. No: NU 44598
- 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
|Dimensions:||54 mm (Height), 23 mm (Diameter)|
|Tagged with:||wars conflicts, world war i 1914-1918|
|Themes this item is part of:||Numismatics & Philately Collection, Public Life & Institutions Collection|
|Secondary Classification:||Military Campaigns|
|Tertiary Classification:||army campaigns|
|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).|
G V (King George V)
|Shape:||Star with loop and ribbon|
|Issued By:||England, Great Britain, 1914-1915|
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