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Item:302948988629British War medal + Victory medal pair High Quality Reproduction Full Size WW1 There are 2 medals in this set : British War medal + Victory medal Each medal is high quality, full size reproduction medal with ribbon 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 and veterans British War medal and Victory medal - they were awarded to British and Imperial forces participated on World War 1 The Victory Medal (also called the Inter-Allied Victory Medal) is a First World War campaign medal of Britain and her then colonies and dominionsTo qualify for the Victory medal one had to be mobilised by Britain, in any service and have entered a theatre of war between 5 August 1914 and 11 November 1918. Women qualified for this and the earlier two medals, for service in nursing homes and other auxiliary forces.There were approx 6,334,52 medals awarded during WW1Medal was instituted in 1919The Victory Medal issued within the British Empire as a result of an international agreement at the Inter-allied Peace Conference immediately preceding the Treaty of Versailles is a 36mm diameter circular copper medal, lacquered in bronze. The obverse in the British Empire medal shows the winged, full-length, full-front, figure of 'Victory' (or 'Victoria'), also figuring in all other medals by the nations as cited, but in this case (the British Empire) with her left arm extended and holding a palm branch in her right hand, this being in common with the previously (pre-war) created British Empire statue in the Victoria Memorial, London (which contains also a statue of the Queen and Empress with the title 'VICTORIA REGINA IMPERATRIX'). The British War Medal is a campaign medal of the British Empire that was awarded to officers and men of British and Imperial forces for service in World War I. The medal was instituted on 26 July 1919 TOTAL AWARDED : 6 500 000 SILVER 110 000 BRONZE The medal does NOT have the word copy written on it The obverse shows Sir Bertram Mackennal's bareheaded effigy of King George V facing left, with the legend "GEORGIVS V BRITT: OMN: REX ET IND: IMP:" (George V, King of all the British Isles and Emperor of India) The reverse shows Saint George naked on horseback and armed with a short sword, an allegory of the physical and mental strength which achieved victory over Prussianism. The horse tramples on the Prussian eagle shield and the emblems of death, a skull and cross-bones. In the background are ocean waves and just off-centre near the right upper rim is the risen sun of Victory. The years "1914" and "1918" appear on the perimeter in the left and right fields respectively. Have a look on my other items,thank you!Condition:New, Modified Item:No, Country/ Organization:Great Britain, Type:Medals & Ribbons, Conflict:World War I (1914-1918), Service:Army, Era:1914-1945
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British War medal + Victory medal pair High Quality Reproduction Full Size WW1