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Medal - Visit of Prince of Wales 1920

From the Collection of Warrnambool and District Historical Society Inc. 2 Gilles Street (south of Merri St) Warrnambool Victoria

Description
This is a round bronze medal. The obverse side has an image of the Prince of Wales in uniform with printing around the edges. The reverse has a coat of arms with decorative patterns and leaf fronds and printing. The medal has a loop and a metal ring at the top for attachment to a ribbon or a cord.
Size
Diameter: 2.5 cm.
Object Registration
002644
Keywords
world war one, history of warrnambool, prince of wales
Historical information
This medal was issued to commemorate the visit to Australia of the Prince of Wales in 1920. The visit was primarily an expression of thanks by the Royal family in Britain to the people of Australia for their involvement and support during World War One. This particular medal was produced to mark the visit of the Prince of Wales to Geelong.
When Made
1920
Made By
Stokes (Maker)
Significance
This medal has no known local provenance but is retained for display purposes.
Inscriptions & Markings
H.R.H. Prince of Wales Welcome to Australia
Stokes
To Commemorate the Visit of H.R.H. Prince of Wales to Australia
Geelong June 1920
Last updated
20 Jan 2020 at 2:08PM