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Medal - Victory Europe-Pacific, Schools, Melbourne City Council, Victoria, Australia, 1945 Numismatics Reg. No: NU 33157

Summary:
Australia Victoria Melbourne
Victory, Europe - Pacific, 1945 (AD)
Mint: Stokes
Awarded to: Children by the City of Melbourne
Other Details: Gilt bronze medal presented in 1945 to the children of the City of Melbourne to commemorate victory in the Europe-Pacific war. It features featuring the conjoined busts of George VI & Elizabeth, as well as the Arms of the City.
Description:
Medal with red, white and blue ribbon featuring Conjoined crowned busts left; around, KING GEORGE VI & QUEEN ELIZABETH (obverse)
Arms of the City around . VICTORY : EUROPE - PACIFIC. 1945 . CITY OF MELBOURNE (reverse)
Discipline: Numismatics
Dimensions: 90 mm (Height), 32 mm (Diameter)
Dimension Comment: Height to top of ribbon

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Tagged with: school children, wars conflicts, world war ii 1939-1945
Themes this item is part of: Childhood & Youth Collection, Public Life & Institutions Collection, HM Elizabeth, Queen Mother (1900-2002), HRH George VI (1895-1952), Stokes & Son, Medal Makers, Melbourne, Victoria & Sydney, New South Wales, Municipality of Melbourne, Victoria, Municipality of Melbourne, Victoria
Primary Classification: MEDALS
Secondary Classification: Commemorative
Tertiary Classification: military history
Series: Australian Commemorative Medals
DateEra: 1945 AD
Obverse Description: Conjoined crowned busts left; around, KING GEORGE VI & QUEEN ELIZABETH
Reverse Description: Arms of the City around . VICTORY : EUROPE - PACIFIC. 1945 . CITY OF MELBOURNE
Edge Description: Plain
Inscriptions: Plain (edge)
Conjoined crowned busts left; around, KING GEORGE VI & QUEEN ELIZABETH (obverse)
Arms of the City around . VICTORY : EUROPE - PACIFIC. 1945 . CITY OF MELBOURNE (reverse)
Shape: Round and ribbon
Material: Gilt Bronze
Issued By: Melbourne City Council (MCC), Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
Mint: Stokes & Sons, 1945
Commissioned By: Melbourne City Council (MCC), 1945

Given to school children
Person Depicted: HM George VI
Person Depicted: HRH The Queen Mother Queen Elizabeth
References: Car.1945/5

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