Australia Victoria
Visit of the British Naval Squadron, 1924 (AD)
Mint: Stokes
Other Details: Gilt medal issued to commemorate the visit of the British Naval Squadron in 1924. It features a British sailor standing before a ship's cannon with a cutlass.

Physical Description

A circular gilt medal with loop at top (31 mm diameter) featuring a British sailor standing before a ship's cannon resting the tip of a cutlasss held in his left hand on the deck and pointing with his left arm.; to his left standa a Bull Dog.

Obverse Description

Head of King George V left; around, FOR KING AND COUNTRY

Reverse Description

Bare footed sailor on deck with bull dog before cannon holding cutlass and pointing to fleet of four ships in background; around, AUSTRALIA WELCOMES THE BRITISH NAVAL SQUADRON 1924 .

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