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Union of South Africa Commemoration Medal

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Collection Coins and medals, Orders and medals
Gallery locationNot on display
PeopleProvenance: Palmer, Edwin Mansergh
EventsUnion of South Africa, 1910

Object details:

Object ID MED2384
Description Awarded to Captain Edwin Mansergh Palmer. Obverse: Head of King George V (L). Legend: "GEORGIVS V BRITT:OMN:REX ET IND:IMP:" Reverse: A nude man forging a chain on an anvil surrounded by the names of the provinces. Legend: "TO COMMEMORATE THE UNION OF SOUTH AFRICA". Fitted with a ring and blue ribbon with a broad orange border.
Date made 1910

Credit National Maritime Museum, Greenwich, London
Materials organic: textile [ribbon]; metal: silver
Measurements 36 mm
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