1939-45 WAR MEDAL + DEFENCE MEDAL FULL SIZE SET WW2 BRITISH CAMPAIGN MEDALS COPY For Sale


1939-45 WAR MEDAL + DEFENCE MEDAL FULL SIZE SET WW2 BRITISH CAMPAIGN MEDALS COPY

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1939-45 WAR MEDAL + DEFENCE MEDAL FULL SIZE SET WW2 BRITISH CAMPAIGN MEDALS COPY
BOTH MEDALS ARE FULL SIZE COPY WITH RIBBON
The Defence Medal is a campaign medal that was instituted by the United Kingdom in May 1945 to be awarded to subjects of the British Commonwealth for both non-operational military and certain types of civilian service such as the Armed Forces, the Home Guard, the Civil Defence Service during the Second World War
The obverse shows the bareheaded effigy of King George VI, facing left. Around the perimeter is the legend "GEORGIVS VI D:G:BR:OMN:REX F:D:IND:IMP." (George 6th, by the grace of God, King of all the Britains, Defender of the Faith,Emperor of India).
The reverse shows the Royal Crown resting on an oak sapling, flanked by a lion and a lioness above stylised waves. At the top left is the year "1939" and at the top right the year "1945". The exergue has the words "THE DEFENCE MEDAL" in two lines.
The medal does NOT have the word copy written on it
It is ideal to wear instead of your issue medal
or for display in your collection
It is excellent gift for people interested in military,memorabilia or for collectors

The War Medal 1939–1945 is a campaign medal that was instituted by the United Kingdom on 16 August 1945 for award to subjects of the British Commonwealth who had served full-time in the Armed Forces or the Merchant Navy for at least 28 days between 3 September 1939 and 2 September 1945.
Foreign subjects commissioned or enlisted into British Forces who did not receive a similar award to the War Medal 1939–1945 from their own Governments were also eligible to qualify for the award of this medal.
The obverse shows the crowned coinage effigy of King George VI, facing left signed PM (Percy Metcalfe). Around the perimeter is the legend "GEORGIVS VI D:G:BR:OMN:REX ET INDIAE IMP:"
The reverse signed E.C.R.P. (Edward Carter Preston) shows a lion standing wanton on the body of a double-headed dragon. The dragon's heads are those of an eagle and a dragon to signify the principal occidental and oriental enemies during the Second World War. At the top, just to the right of centre are the years "1939" and "1945" in two lines. The medal is sometimes incorrectly referred to as the "Victory Medal" for the Second World War.
The medal does NOT have the word copy written on it
It is ideal to wear instead of your issue medal
or for display in your collection
It is excellent gift for people interested in military,memorabilia or for a look on my other items,thank you!

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