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RAN 75th Anniversary

Date: 1986
Overall: 9 x 54 mm, 43 g
Medium: Metal, acrylic
Credit Line: ANMM Collection
Classification:Coins and medals
Object Name: Medallion
Object No: 00046527

User Terms

    Silver medal commemorating the Royal Australian Navy's 75th Anniversary from 1911 - 1986.
    SignificanceMedals such as this one show the breadth of commemorative ware relating to naval themes. Some were produced as fund raisers, others in memory of an event or a ship but all are tangible relics of naval history.
    HistoryCommemorative medallions and badges are struck to recognise service not specifically acknowledged by government issues or to reward a particular individual for some noteworthy event or personal achievement. They are also produced for the general public to have some kind of connection with the event or person.

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