Queensland Long Service and Good Conduct Medal - Queen Victoria
Royal Mint specimen with mount for ribbon, plain edge
On 31 May 1895 a separate Long Service medal for Indian and colonial forces was introduced. Medals were struck for the Australian colonies of New South Wales, Victoria, Queensland, South Australia and Tasmania. They were superseded by the Commonwealth of Australia medal in 1902.
A silver medal (36 mm. diameter) with mount for ribbon. The obverse features an oval shield bearing the Royal Arms set in front of a military trophy; the artist's name, PISTRUCCI D. (Benedetto Pistrucci - the D indicates he designed it) in exergue. The reverse has the legend QUEENSLAND FOR LONG SERVICE AND GOOD CONDUCT.
The obverse features an oval shield bearing the Royal Arms set in front of a military trophy; the artist's name, PISTRUCCI F. (Benedetto Pistrucci - the F is for 'fecit' - he made it) in exergue.
The reverse has the legend QUEENSLAND FOR LONG SERVICE AND GOOD CONDUCT.
Transfer from Melbourne Branch of Royal Mint, 11 Jan 1978
PISTRUCCI D. QUEENSLAND FOR LONG SERVICE AND GOOD CONDUCT
Type of item
50 mm (Height), 36 mm (Outside Diameter)
Round with mount