Medal: Order of the British Empire, awarded to George M Parsons

Maker
Royal Mint, UK (estab. 0886 AD)
Production date
1966
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Description
MBE awarded to George M Parsons at Buckingham Palace, London, in 1966. Silver medal and ribbon in original Royal Mint box with a card detailing ‘Instructions as to wearing Insignia’. Silver cruciform medal inscribed with the motto 'For God and the Empire', and 38mm wide grosgrain ribbon of rose-gray, edged with stripes of pearl grey. Wood box with leather cover and silk lining.
Accession number
2016.116.1
Museum System ID
36417
Collection type
Collection
Barry Parsons
Classification
Maker and role
Royal Mint, UK (estab. 0886 AD): Maker
Media/Materials
Silver: .1 - medal
Grosgrain ribbon: .2 - ribbon
Wood: .3 - box
Leather: .3 - box
Natural Fibre: .3 - box
Cardboard: .4 - card
Measurement details
2D objects (HxW): H 63 W 47mm: .1 - medal
2D objects (HxW): H 40 W 68mm: .2 - ribbon
3D objects (HxWxD): H 140 x W 70 x D 18mm: .3 - box
Production place and notes
England, Great Britain, Europe
On display?
Not on display

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