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Medal - Victory Europe-Pacific, City of Collingwood, Victoria, Australia, 1945 Reg. No: NU 42856
- Victory Europe-Pacific1945 medal, minted by Stokes and issued by the City of Collingwood. It features busts of George VI and Elizabeth (later the Queen Mother).
Medals such as these were issued to civilians after the end of World War II to commemorate the event. Some were distributed to children.
- Obverse:In centre busts of George VI and Elizabeth. Inscription around.
Reverse: In centre : coat of arms. Inscription around.
|Dimensions:||32 mm (Diameter)|
|Tagged with:||school children, victory medals, wars conflicts, world war ii 1939-1945|
|Themes this item is part of:||Municipality of Collingwood, Victoria, 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|
|On Display at:||Melbourne Museum|
|Tertiary Classification:||military history|
|Obverse Description:||In centre busts of George VI and Elizabeth. Around: KING GEORGE VI & QUEEN ELIZABETH /STOKES|
|Reverse Description:||In centre : coat of arms. Around ,VICTORY...EUROPE-PACIFIC 1945.../CITY OF COLLINGWOOD|
|Inscriptions:||Obverse: around: KING GEORGE VI & QUEEN ELIZABETH /STOKES
Reverse: around ,VICTORY...EUROPE-PACIFIC 1945.../CITY OF COLLINGWOOD
|Shape:||Round with loop|
|Issued By:||Collingwood City Council, Collingwood, Victoria, Australia, 1945|
|Mint:||Stokes & Sons, Melbourne, Victoria, Australia, 1945|
|Person Depicted:||HM George VI, England, Great Britain, 1945|
|Person Depicted:||HRH The Queen Mother Queen Elizabeth, England, Great Britain, 1945|
|References:||Carlisle (1983) - medal 1945/4|
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