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Medal - Pax Victoris

Pax Victoris

  • Object:

    Medal

  • Place of origin:

    England (made)

  • Date:

    ca. 1919 (made)

  • Artist/Maker:

    Unknown (designer)
    The Mint Birmingham (manufacturer)

  • Materials and Techniques:

    Bronze

  • Museum number:

    A.62-1978

  • Gallery location:

    In Storage

This medal commemorates the European War of 1914-1919. It was manufacturesd by the Birmingham Mint Ltd, in ca. 1919. The obverse shows a winged Victory wearing a leafed crown and holding an olive branch aloft in her right hand.

Physical description

Obverse: Winged Victory wearing a leafed crown holds an olive branch aloft in her right hand. TO her left are flags from four countries which are unidentifiable. To her left are four flying flags representing the Victors. There is acanthus leaf decoration around the rim. Inscribed.
Reverse: Scene depicting a farmer ploughing furrow with two oxen in the sunset. Nine shields are set around the base. Inscription.

Place of Origin

England (made)

Date

ca. 1919 (made)

Artist/maker

Unknown (designer)
The Mint Birmingham (manufacturer)

Materials and Techniques

Bronze

Dimensions

Diameter: 5.2 cm

Object history note

Given by Professor J. Hull Grundy and Mrs. Ann Hull Grundy, in 1978.

Descriptive line

Medal, bronze, Pax Victoris (European War 1914-1919), manufatured by the Mint Birmingham Ltd, English, ca. 1919

Materials

Bronze

Subjects depicted

Flags; Farmer; Oxen; Olive branch; Crown; Sunset

Categories

Coins & Medals; Sculpture

Collection

Sculpture Collection

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