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Medal - Polar Medal, Issued to Phillip Garth Law, Queen Elizabeth II, Great Britain, 1965 Numismatics Reg. No: NU 42199

Summary:
Great Britain
Polar Medal 1965 (AD)
Other Details: Polar Medal, awarded to Dr Phillip G. Law in 1965, but not presented until 1996.
Dr Law was the first Director of the Antarctic Division of the Commonwealth Department of External Affairs, now the Australian Antarctic Division of the Commonwealth Department of Environment and Heritage. Under Dr Law's directorship Australia established a permanent presence in Antarctica.
Acquisition Information:
Cultural Gifts Donation from Dr Phillip Law - Australian Antarctic Division Australian National Antarctic Research Expedition, 2002
Acknowledgement:
Donated through the Australian Government's Cultural Gifts Program.
Discipline: Numismatics

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Tagged with: exploration
Themes this item is part of: Antarctica Collection, Public Life & Institutions Collection, Science & Measurement Collection, HM Queen Elizabeth II (1926- ), HM Queen Elizabeth II (1926- ), Ship History - HMAS Wyatt Earp
Primary Classification: MEDALS
Secondary Classification: Commemorative
Tertiary Classification: antarctic exploration
DateEra: 1965 AD
Edge Description: PHILLIP / GARTH / LAW
Inscriptions: Edge: " PHILLIP / GARTH /LAW"
Issued By: HM Queen Elizabeth II, England, Great Britain, 1965
Awarded To: Dr Phillip Law - Australian Antarctic Division Australian National Antarctic Research Expedition, Canterbury, Victoria, Australia, 1965
Person Depicted: HM Queen Elizabeth II

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