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1914-1918 War Medal: CM.15-2005

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Object information

Current Location: In storage

Maker(s)

Artist: Wyon, Allan Gairdner (Inferred)
Issuer: United Grand Lodge of England

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Notes

History note: From the estate of the late Mrs Venetia M. Watson, daughter of the artist

Acquisition and important dates

Method of acquisition: Given (2005-01-31) by Watson, Philip Charles

Dating

1918 - 1962

Note

Uniface medal, high-relief variant, with suspension and clasp

Components of the work

Object composed of silver Diameter 37.3 mm Die Axis 0 degrees Weight 29.03 g

Inscription or legends present

Inscription present: Angel standing facing with duostyle temple held before chest, on cross with dates in left and right arms, the whole on wreath with dividers-and-square suspender at top

  • Text: 1914 / 1918
  • Location: Obverse
  • Type: Design

Identification numbers

Accession number: CM.15-2005
Primary reference Number: 156534
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Created: Saturday 6 August 2011 Updated: Wednesday 11 January 2023 Last processed: Tuesday 13 June 2023

Associated departments & institutions

Owner or interested party: The Fitzwilliam Museum
Associated department: Coins and Medals

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