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Sea Services Commemoration 1914-1919: CM.106-1994

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Current Location: In storage


Sea Services Commemoration 1914-1919


Engraver: Heming & Co.



Acquisition and important dates

Method of acquisition: Given (1994) by Simon, Jacob M. H. Esq.


Production date: AD 1919

Components of the work

Object composed of bronze Diameter (min) 51.7 mm Diameter 51.7 mm Weight 57.84 g

Inscription or legends present

Inscription present: Britannia helmeted in her left hand a trident in her right a wreath, standing on a rock in the sea, a lion beside her a battle sip left, a gun boat, a zeppelin and an aeroplane above right.

  • Text: Legend: THE SURE SHIELD In exergue: 1914-1919
  • Location: Obverse
  • Type: Design

Inscription present: Inscription within a laurel wreath tied with a bell

  • Location: Reverse
  • Type: Design

Identification numbers

Accession number: CM.106-1994
Primary reference Number: 229459
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Created: Monday 19 August 2019 Updated: Monday 16 September 2019 Last processed: Sunday 21 March 2021

Associated departments & institutions

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

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