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Object Name:
Medal, Commemorative
Object ID:
2017.020.002
Description:
Medal, round made from bronze. At the top there is a small hole with a metal loop attached and a bar with a blue ribbon and open pin suspended from it. Part of the New Zealand Coat of Arms is engraved on one side along with flowers and Maori designs. On the outer edge it has "ELIZABETH II ROYAL VISIT 1953—54". Engraved on the other side is a profile of Queen Elizabeth II. These medals were issued to every school child in New Zealand to commemorate the royal visit.
Title:
Commemorative Medal, Royal Visit to New Zealand of Queen Elizabeth II in 1953—54
Dimensions:
Dia—3.8 cm
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Commemorative Medal, Royal Visit to New Zealand 1953-54Commemorative Medal, Royal Visit to New Zealand 1953-54
Commemorative Medal, Royal Visit to New Zealand 1953-54Commemorative Medal, Royal Visit to New Zealand 1953-54
Commemorative Medal, Royal Visit to New Zealand 1953-54Commemorative Medal, Royal Visit to New Zealand 1953-54
Commemorative Medal, Royal Visit to New Zealand 1953-54Commemorative Medal, Royal Visit to New Zealand 1953-54