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War Medal, 1939-1945, miniature
[GB998]
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War Medal, 1939-1945, miniature
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Miniature circular cupro-nickel medal with scroll and ribbon bar suspension; the face with the crowned head of King George VI facing left, circumscribed ‘GEORGIVS VI D : G : BR : OMN : REX ET INDIAE IMP : ’(George VI by the Grace of God King of Great Britain, Emperor of India); the reverse with a triumphant lion standing on a prostrate dragon, dated ‘1939 1945’ above right; diameter 18.64mm (0.73 inch); on possibly original shortened ribbon.

The Medal was instituted in 1945 and was awarded to full-time members of the armed forces who had served at least 28 days between the outbreak of war (3 September 1939) and V.J. Day (2 September 1945).

A good period miniature.

 
War Medal, 1939-1945, miniature
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War Medal, 1939-1945, miniature
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War Medal, 1939-1945, miniature
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