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Medal - Anzac Education Department Schools, Victoria, Australia, 1916 Numismatics Reg. No: NU 35376

Summary:
Australia
Education Dept. ANZAC medal 1916 (AD)
Mint: Stokes & Sons
Other Details: Struck by Education Department of Victoria for distribution to school children in 1916 to commemorate the first anniversary of ANZAC day, 25 April, 1915.
Acquisition Information:
Transfer from National Gallery of Victoria (NGV), 1976
Discipline: Numismatics
Weight: 9.69 g (Weight)
Dimension Comment: Height includes extended loop and ribbon (original pin still in ribbon)

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Tagged with: anzac day, commemorations, wars conflicts, world war i 1914-1918
Themes this item is part of: Public Life & Institutions Collection, Wannenmacher Collection, HRH King George V (1865-1936), Stokes & Son, Medal Makers, Melbourne, Victoria & Sydney, New South Wales, Education Department of Victoria
Primary Classification: MEDALS
Secondary Classification: Commemorative
Tertiary Classification: military history
Series: Australian Commemorative Medals
DateEra: 1916 AD
Obverse Description: Head of George V facing left, mint initials on truncation, S&S; around above, FOR KING AND COUNTRY
below, * 1916 *
Reverse Description: Within wreath, ANZAC; around above, DEPT. OF EDUCATION . VICTORIA
around below, . LEST WE FORGET . 25 APRIL 15 .
Edge Description: plain
Material: Bronze
Issued By: Education Department of Victoria, Victoria, Australia, 1916
Mint: Stokes & Sons (Mint), 1916
Artist: H. Harvey, 1916
Commissioned By: Education Department of Victoria, Melbourne, Victoria, Australia, 1916
Person Depicted: King George V, 1916
Place & Date Depicted: Gallipoli Peninsula, Turkey, 1915
References: Car. 1916/2

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