An unissued gilt specimen of the King's Medal awarded by the Royal Military College at Woolwich. 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..
A gilt specimen of the King's Medal awarded by the Royal Military College Woolwich 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: 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 WOOLWICH; 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 WOOLWICH Edge: SPECIMEN GILT
Type of item
45 mm (Outside Diameter), 34.13 g (Weight)