Visit of the British Naval Squadron, 1924 (AD)
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.
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.
Head of King George V left; around, FOR KING AND COUNTRY
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 .
Transfer from National Gallery of Victoria (NGV), 15 Mar 1976
Obverse: FOR KING AND COUNTRY Reverse: AUSTRALIA WELCOMES THE BRITISH NAVAL SQUADRON 1924 STOKES MELB.
Type of item
31 mm (Outside Diameter), 13.03 g (Weight)
Height with loop 36 mm
Exhibition Collection Management
31 mm (Width)
Round with loop