An unissued gilt specimen of the South African Naval Training Ship "General Botha" competition medal. The bust of King George V is by the Australian artist Bertram McKennal.

Physical Description

A gilt specimen of the King's Medal of the South African Training Ship General Botha featuring a bust of King George V by the Australian artist Bertram McKennal and the Arms of South Africa.

Obverse Description

Bust of the King facing left, around, GEORGIVS . V . D.G. BRITT . OMN . REX . ET . INDIAE . IMP. ; in small letters on bust near rim, B.M.

Reverse Description

At centre Arms of South Africa; around on broad rim, HIS MAJESTY THE KING'S MEDAL; below Arms on plaque, TRAINING SHIP / GENERAL BOTHA

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