Summary

An unissued gilt specimen of the King's Medal awarded by the Mercantile Marine Service School, Liverpool. 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..

Physical Description

A gilt specimen of the King's Medal awarded by the Mercantile Marine Service School, Liverpool featuring a head of King George V by the Australian artist Bertram McKennal.

Obverse Description

Head of King facing left; around, GEORGIVS V D.G. BRITT: OMN: REX F.D. IND: IMP: B.M.

Reverse Description

A small plaque on which the winner's name can be inscribed set above an olive and oak branch decoration below MERCANTILE MARINE SERVICE ASSOCIATION LIVERPOOL SCHOOL FRIGATE H.M.S. "CONWAY"; around above on broad rim, HIS MAJESTY THE KING'S MEDAL

Edge Description

SPECIMEN GILT

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