An unissued gilt specimen of the King's Medal awarded by the Royal Military College at Sandhurst. The head of the King is by the Australian artist Bertram McKennal and is the same as that used on British coins 1911 to 1936.
A gilt specimen of the King's Medal awarded by the Royal Military College at Sandhurst, featuring a head of King George V by the Australian artist Bertram McKennal.
Head of King facing left; around, GEORGIVS V D.G. BRITT: OMN: REX F.D. IND: IMP: On truncation in small letters the artist's initials, B.M.
A small plaque on which the winner's name can be inscribed set above an olive and oak branch decoration below ROYAL MILITARY COLLEGE SANDHURST; around above on broad rim, HIS MAJESTY THE KING'S MEDAL
Transfer from Melbourne Branch of Royal Mint, 1978
circa 1911 AD
Obverse: GEORGIVS V D.G. BRITT: OMN: REX F.D. IND: IMP: B.M. Reverse: HIS MAJESTY THE KING'S MEDAL ROYAL MILITARY COLLEGE SANDHURST Edge: SPECIMEN GILT
Type of item
49 mm (Outside Diameter), 35.79 g (Weight)