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medal, commemorative

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  • Other titles
    Patriotic New Zealand Medalet, WW1 (descriptive name)
  • Description
    Patriotic New Zealand Medalet, 1914, WW1
    pierced medalet; struck in brass; diameter: 24.5mm
    obverse: plain bust of George V to left in crowned circle flanked by New Zealand and British flags; legend around below over the flags: PATRIOTIC NEW ZEALAND
    reverse: five line inscription in plain circle (first line curved): ENGLAND / EXPECTS THAT / EVERY MAN / WILL DO / HIS DUTY; legend around: EUROPEAN WAR AUGUST 1914
  • Other Number
    N2637, M225, M1914/1, 1984.308
  • Accession number
    1984.308
  • Accession date
    6 December 1984
  • Collection area
  • Item count
    1
  • Record richness

Artefact

  • Credit
    Collection of Auckland Museum Tāmaki Paenga Hira, 1984.308, N2637,
  • Notes
    Patriotic New Zealand Medalet, August 1914, WW1
    This patriotic medal issued in the first month of the war uses the words made famous by Admiral Horatio Nelson during the Battle of Trafalgar in 1805.
  • Event
    1914-1918
    WW1
    28 July 1914 – 11 November 1918
  • Place
  • Subject category
  • Production
    1914
    World War 1, 1914-18, Wars
    George V (1910 - 1936), House of Windsor, English reign
  • Signature/marks
    England Expects that Every Man Will do His Duty  (motto)
  • Consists of
    0 - Whole › brass (alloy)
    Brass
  • Dimensions
    0 - Whole diameter : 24.5mm
    (24.5mm)
  • Classification
  • Record created
    25 June 2015

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