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Hong Kong: CM.172-2017

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Hong Kong Service Medal, 1841-1997, complete with bar and ribbon.

Acquisition and important dates

Method of acquisition: Given (2017-04-24) by Buttrey, T.V., Prof.


Production date: AD 1997

Components of the work

Object composed of copper alloy Diameter 36.16 mm Die Axis 0 degrees Weight 31.29 g

Inscription or legends present

Inscription present: Long-tailed phoenix

  • Text: HONG KONG SERVICE MEDAL - 1841 1997 -
  • Location: Reverse
  • Type: Design

Inscription present: obverse

  • Text: ??
  • Type: Design

Inscription present: Stylised characters for Hong Kong

Identification numbers

Accession number: CM.172-2017
Primary reference Number: 241335
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Created: Thursday 16 July 2020 Updated: Wednesday 21 July 2021 Last processed: Tuesday 13 June 2023

Associated departments & institutions

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

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