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0263.1.1: Royal Observer Corps Medal, Elizabeth II Type 1

Added by: megan
Description: The medal is cupro-nickel, 36mm in diameter. The obverse bears the head of Queen Elizabeth II with the inscription ELIZABETH II DEI GRA:BRITT:OMN: REGINA F:D:. The reverse depicts an Elizabethan coast-watcher holding a torch aloft alongside a signal fire, with other signal fires on hilltops in the background. A scroll at the bottom is inscribed FOREWARNED IS FOREARMED, while ROYAL OBSERVER CORPS MEDAL is inscribed above. Suspension is an eagle with outstretched wings. Image courtesy of DNW.
Date Added: 05-26-2019