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Medal - Royal Military College, Woolwich, Gilt Specimen Strike, Great Britain, circa 1911 Reg. No: NU 36230
- An unissued gilt specimen of the King's Medal awarded by the Royal Military College at Woolwich. The head of the King is by the Australian artist Bertram McKennal and is the same as that used on British coinage from 1911 to 1936..
- A gilt specimen of the King's Medal awarded by the Royal Military College Woolwich featuring a head of King George V by the Australian artist Bertram McKennal.
- Acquisition Information:
- Transfer from Melbourne Branch of Royal Mint, 1978
|Dimensions:||45 mm (Diameter)|
|Weight:||34.13 g (Weight)|
|Themes this item is part of:||Public Life & Institutions Collection, Edgar Bertram Mackennal, Sculptor (1863-1931), HRH King George V (1865-1936)|
|Secondary Classification:||Military General Service|
|Series:||British Prize Medals|
|DateEra:||circa 1911 AD|
|Obverse Description:||Head of King 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 ROYAL MILITARY COLLEGE WOOLWICH; 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 ROYAL MILITARY COLLEGE WOOLWICH
Edge: SPECIMEN GILT
|Issued By:||England, Great Britain|
|Artist:||Sir Bertram Mackennal, Australia|
|Person Depicted:||King George V|