Historical information

A Copy of the Victoria Cross for display only purpose.


Copy of Victoria Cross for Lara R.S.L. Display purposes only.

Physical description

Victoria Cross Medal with Red Ribbon

Inscriptions & markings

On Reverse it a marking stating COPY.
The Victoria Cross for Australia is the highest award in the Australian Honours System, superseding the British Victoria Cross for issue to Australians. The Victoria Cross for Australia is the "decoration for according recognition to persons who in the presence of the enemy, perform acts of the most conspicuous gallantry, or daring or pre-eminent acts of valour or self-sacrifice or display extreme devotion to duty.

The Victoria Cross for Australia was created by letters patent signed by Elizabeth II, Queen of Australia, on 15 January 1991. It is listed equal first with the British Victoria Cross on the Australian Order of Wear with precedence in Australia over all orders, decorations and medals. The decoration may be awarded to members of the Australian Defence Force and to other persons determined by the Australian Minister for Defence.] A person to whom the Victoria Cross for Australia has been awarded is entitled to the post nominals VC placed after the person's name.