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Medal - Arthur Duke of Wellington, Specimen, Great Britain, circa 1911 Numismatics Reg. No: NU 36238

Summary:
An unissued specimen of the Wellington Medal. 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.
Description:
A gilt specimen of the Arthur Duke of Wellington medal featuring a head of King George V by the Australian artist Bertram McKennal.
Acquisition Information:
Transfer from Melbourne Branch of Royal Mint, 1978
Discipline: Numismatics
Dimensions: 45 mm (Diameter)
Weight: 35.84 g (Weight)

More information

Themes this item is part of: Public Life & Institutions Collection, Edgar Bertram Mackennal, Sculptor (1863-1931), HRH King George V (1865-1936)
Primary Classification: MEDALS
Secondary Classification: Commemorative
Tertiary Classification: military history
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: Within a circle of beads, DUTY TO GOD AND MAN around IN HONOUR OF ARTHUR DUKE OF WELLINGTON .
Edge Description: SPECIMEN GILT
Inscriptions: Obverse: GEORGIVS V D.G. BRITT: OMN: REX F.D. IND: IMP: B.M.
Reverse: DUTY TO GOD AND MAN IN HONOUR OF ARTHUR DUKE OF WELLINGTON .
Edge: SPECIMEN GILT
Material: Gilt
Issued By: England, Great Britain
Artist: Sir Bertram Mackennal, Australia
Person Depicted: HM King George V
Person Named: Arthur 1st Duke of Wellington

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