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Military :
Object Name:
Badge, Military
Object ID:
2018.020.008
Date:
c1914
Description:
Badge, gold colour and possibly made from brass or metal. At the top there is an engraving of a lion holding a flag with a cross. In the middle is a crown and a small scroll that has "VIRTUTIS FORTUNA COMES", which translates (Fortune is the companion of virtue). On the large scroll it has "NEW ZEALAND" and on the back is two small loops.

The badge is possibly connected with the New Zealand Military Forces of World War 1.
Title:
New Zealand Military Badge
Dimensions:
W—5.3 L—4.2 cm
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Badge, New Zealand MilitaryBadge, New Zealand Military