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A 1936 Canadian Vimy Memorial Pilgrimage Medal

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A 1936 Canadian Vimy Memorial Pilgrimage Medal

A 1936 Canadian Vimy Memorial Pilgrimage Medal - Bronze, French-made, cornucopia hallmarked and marked "BRONZE" on the edge, obverse illustrating a standing Mother Canada flanked by vertical banners inscribed "CANADA" and "FRANCE", the date of the Pilgrimage "26-VII-1936" (July 26, 1936) over her shoulder, engraver marked "A DE POSSESSE" and sculptor marked "SCULPT. WALTER'S ALLWARD", inscribed "PELERINAGE CANADIEN" and "CANADIAN PILGRIMAGE" on either side of her feet and "VIMY" below, reverse illustrating the Vimy Memorial with emanating rays in the background, sculptor marked "W.S ALLWARD . SCULPTOR. AZC.", inscribed "CANADIAN WAR MEMORIAL ON VIMY RIDGE" above and "IN MEMORIAM SEXAGINTO MILLIUM CANADIENSIUM QUI ANNO DOMINI MCMXIV-MCMXVIII ARMIS VITRA MARE VITAM PRO PATRIA VITRO DEDIDERUNT" below, 49.8 mm, edge nicks, surface wear evident on the obverse, better than very fine.
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