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Medal - Royal Military College, Pangbourne, Gilt Specimen Strike, Royal Navy, Great Britain, circa 1920 Reg. No: NU 36231
- 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.
- 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
|Dimensions:||49 mm (Diameter)|
|Weight:||35.98 g (Weight)|
|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|
|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
|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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