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Medal - Dardanelles Gallipoli Campaign, Arts & Crafts Association of Sydney, New South Wales, Australia, 1915 Numismatics Reg. No: NU 33503

Summary:
Other Details: Gilded bronze medal struck to commemorate the landing at Gallipoli in 1915. The obverse depicts an Anzac landing and calling the battle-cry "Imshi Yalla" believed to mean 'go away' which the soldiers had learned in the markets in Cairo. The medal was designed by I.G. Wright of Sydney, was struck by Amor and issued by the Arts & Crafts Association of Sydney
Acquisition Information:
Transfer from National Gallery of Victoria (NGV), 1976
Discipline: Numismatics
Dimensions: 28 mm (Diameter)
Weight: 9.65 g (Weight)

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Tagged with: anzacs, wars conflicts, world war i 1914-1918, australia day badges, marianne
Themes this item is part of: Public Life & Institutions Collection, W.J. Amor Mint, Medal Maker, New South Wales
Primary Classification: MEDALS
Secondary Classification: Commemorative
Tertiary Classification: military history
Series: Australian Commemorative Medals
DateEra: 1915 AD
Obverse Description: ANZAC landing on beach and running left, holds rifle and wears hat; around, IMSHI YALLA
Shipe and landing craft in background
below, Artist's initials, I.G.W. SYDNEY
Reverse Description: At centre within circle, sun rising behind hill, APRIL 25; around, DARDANELLES 1915
Edge Description: Plain
Shape: Round with hole
Material: Gilt
Issued By: Arts & Crafts Association of Sydney, England, Great Britain, 1915
Mint: Amor (Mint), Sydney, 1915
Artist: Mr. I. Wright, Sydney, 1915
Commissioned By: Arts & Crafts Association of Sydney, Sydney, Australia, 1915
Place & Date Depicted: Gallipoli Peninsula, Dardanelles, Turkey, 1915
References: Car. 1915/10
Bibliography:
  1. [Book], Leslie Carlisle, Australian commemorative medals and medalets from 1788, B & C Press, Sydney, 1983

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