Marks Gate Infants School commemorative medal

Object number

LDVAL 2007.21.3

Date

before 2006

Description

Commemorative medal marking Queen Elizabeth II's 80th birthday. Given to all scholos in the Borough.

Physical description

Gold tone coin showing, on the obverse: the queens head in profile, surrounded by the dedication. Reverse: Coat-of-arms of England, Scotland and Ireland around a central crown. interspersed with the English rose, Scottish thistle, Welsh leek and Irish shamrock. The coin is set into a blue card holder, which is embossed in gold on the obverse: a circle of crowns, roses, leeks, shamrocks and thistles, with the dedication above and below. Reverse: Schools name.In a clear plastic holder.

Condition

Good

Type

Medal

Size

Box length: 64mm
Depth: 7mm
width: 65mm
Coin Diameter: 31mm
Depth: 2mm

Material

Coin: Brass
Mount: Paper
Case: Plastic

Collection type

Social history

Inscription

Dedication Cast Obverse of coin: Queen Elizabeth II 80th Birthday 2006
Dedication Stamped Obverse of mount: QUEEN ELIZABETH II 80TH BIRTHDAY MEDAL
Dedication Stamped Reverse of mount: MARKS GATE INFANT SCHOOL

Alternative reference

Entry Number 1687/3 (2007-05-22)

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Metadata
Start datebefore 2006
InstitutionValence House Museum
TypeMedal
Material
Brass
Paper
Plastic
Collection typeSocial history