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Medal - Visit of the British Naval Squadron, Victoria, Australia, 1924 Reg. No: NU 33123
- Australia Victoria
Visit of the British Naval Squadron, 1924 (AD)
Other Details: Gilt medal issued to commemorate the visit of the British Naval Squadron in 1924. It features a British sailor standing before a ship's cannon with a cutlass.
- A circular gilt medal with loop at top (31 mm diameter) featuring a British sailor standing before a ship's cannon resting the tip of a cutlasss held in his left hand on the deck and pointing with his left arm.; to his left standa a Bull Dog.
- Acquisition Information:
- Transfer from National Gallery of Victoria (NGV), 1976
|Dimensions:||31 mm (Diameter)|
|Weight:||13.03 g (Weight)|
|Dimension Comment:||Height with loop 36 mm|
|Tagged with:||british fleet visit to melbourne 1924, international relations|
|Themes this item is part of:||Public Life & Institutions Collection, HRH King George V (1865-1936), Stokes & Son, Medal Makers, Melbourne, Victoria & Sydney, New South Wales|
|Tertiary Classification:||military history|
|Series:||Australian Commemorative Medals|
|Obverse Description:||Head of King George V left; around, FOR KING AND COUNTRY|
|Reverse Description:||Bare footed sailor on deck with bull dog before cannon holding cutlass and pointing to fleet of four ships in background; around, AUSTRALIA WELCOMES THE BRITISH NAVAL SQUADRON 1924 .|
|Inscriptions:||Obverse: FOR KING AND COUNTRY
Reverse: AUSTRALIA WELCOMES THE BRITISH NAVAL SQUADRON 1924 STOKES MELB.
|Shape:||Round with loop|
|Issued By:||Victoria, Australia|
|Person Depicted:||HM King George V|
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