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1914-1918 War Medal: CM.16-2005

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Current Location: In storage


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




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


1918 - 1962


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

Components of the work

Object composed of white metal Diameter 37.1 mm Die Axis 0 degrees Weight 20.42 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.16-2005
Primary reference Number: 156535
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Created: Saturday 6 August 2011 Updated: Wednesday 11 January 2023 Last processed: Wednesday 11 January 2023

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

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