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Medal - Nautical College Pangbourne, Specimen, Royal Navy, Great Britain, circa 1911 Reg. No: NU 36228
- An unissued specimen of the King's Medal awarded by the Royal Naval College at Pangbourne. 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 Naval College at Pangbourne featuring a head 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:||35.79 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)|
|Tertiary Classification:||military history|
|Series:||British Prize Medals|
|DateEra:||circa 1911 AD|
|Obverse Description:||Head 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|
|Artist:||Sir Bertram Mackennal, Australia|
|Person Depicted:||King George V|