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Medal - Royal Military College, Pangbourne, Gilt Specimen Strike, Royal Navy, Great Britain, circa 1920 Numismatics Reg. No: NU 36231

Summary:
An unissued gilt specimen of the King's Medal awarded by the Royal Naval College at Pangbourne, dated around 1920. The bust of the King is by the Australian artist Bertram McKennal.
Description:
A gilt specimen of the King's Medal awarded by the Royal Naval College at Pangbourne featuring a bust of King George V by the Australian artist Bertram McKennal.
Acquisition Information:
Transfer from Melbourne Branch of Royal Mint, 1978
Discipline: Numismatics
Dimensions: 49 mm (Diameter)
Weight: 35.98 g (Weight)

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Tagged with: naval forces
Themes this item is part of: Public Life & Institutions Collection, Edgar Bertram Mackennal, Sculptor (1863-1931), HRH King George V (1865-1936), Royal Mint, London, Royal Mint, Tower Hill, 1809-1975, Early History of London Mints, to 1300, The Royal Mint
Primary Classification: MEDALS
Secondary Classification: Commemorative
Tertiary Classification: military history
Series: British Prize Medals
DateEra: circa 1920 AD
Obverse Description: Bust of King in military uniform facing left; around, GEORGIVS V D.G. BRITT: OMN: REX F.D. IND: IMP: B.M.
Reverse Description: A small plaque on which the winner's name can be inscribed set above an olive and oak branch decoration below THE NAUTICAL COLLEGE PANGBOURNE; around above on broad rim, HIS MAJESTY THE KING'S MEDAL
Edge Description: SPECIMEN GILT
Inscriptions: Obverse: GEORGIVS V D.G. BRITT: OMN: REX F.D. IND: IMP: B.M.
Reverse: HIS MAJESTY THE KING'S MEDAL THE NAUTICAL COLLEGE PANGBOURNE
Edge: SPECIMEN GILT
Material: Gilt
Issued By: Royal Navy, England, Great Britain
Mint: Royal Mint, London, England, Great Britain
Artist: Sir Bertram Mackennal, Australia
Person Depicted: King George V

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