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    WW1 The Great European War, To Commemorate The Signing Of Peace Medal

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    For sale is a WW1 Silver Marked “The Great European War, To Commemorate The Signing Of Peace” Medal.

        This medal measures: Depth 4 mm, Height 47 mm, Width 38 mm     Obverse design : shields of arms of the Allied Powers, hanging from the twisted trunks and branches of two laurel trees. The arrangement of shields forms a rough circle. Reading clockwise the shields are those of Britain, United States, Italy, Japan, Serbia, Belgium and France. The bases of the two tree trunks are draped with scrolls marked "1914", "1919" and "UNITED" piece obverse text : "THE GREAT EUROPEAN..WAR.." & "TO COMMEMORATE THE SIGNING OF .PEACE." (in 6 lines at centre of piece, within the arrangement of shields) piece reverse design : Britannia, seated facing left, in elaborate high-backed throne, greeting a British soldier who stands facing her. The soldier, whose head is bandaged, holds a furled standard in his right hand, Britannia leans forward to kiss his forehead, her left hand taking the standard. At the base of the throne two doves, symbolising Peace, play. In the background, beyond a wall topped by a low balustrade, ships of the Grand Fleet.     This is in excellent condition. And weighs 25.67 grams. Another example of this can be seen in the imperial war museum, archive exhibit Art.IWM MED 1031.     These will be sent via royal mail 1st class signed for and dispatched within two working days.
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    Code

    18643 (MZ-58782)

    Period

    WW1

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