An unissued specimen of the British Police Essay competition medal. The head of the King is by the Australian artist Bertram McKennal.

Physical Description

A gilt specimen of the medal awarded the winner of an annual Police Essay competition featuring a bust of King George V by the Australian artist Bertram McKennal and crossed crowned police batons.

Obverse Description

Bust of King; around, GEORGIVS . V . D.G. BRITT . OMN . REX . ET . INDIAE . IMP. inm small letter on bust near rim, B.M.

Reverse Description

At centre crossed crowned police batons, around POLICE ESSAY . COMPETITION .

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