British White Alloy WW1 The Great War Battle of Jutland Commemorative Medal. Observing the Battle of Jutland on 31st May 1916 under the command of Jellicoe and Beatty. The obverse design features a trident positioned between a crossed naval ensign and Union flag. A small shield, marked "31 MAY 1916", rests upon the point where the flagstaffs and trident's shaft cross. This central motif is enclosed by a narrow rope-work circle obverse text: "TO.THE.GLORIOUS.MEMORY.OF.THOSE.WHO.FELL.THAT.DAY". The reverse design features a wreath of oakleaves enclosing the text: "MAY 31, 1916 THE GERMAN FLEET ATTACKED OFF THE COAST OF JUTLAND AND DRIVEN BACK INTO PORT WITH HEAVY LOSS" & "ADMIRAL SIR JOHN JELLICOE COMMANDER IN CHIEF. VICE ADMIRAL SIR DAVID BEATTY COMMANDING BATTLE CRUISER FLEET." At the bottom is makers mark Spink & Son.
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Dimensions: Diameter 4.6cm / 1.81 inches
Weight: 33.1 grams / 21.3 dwt
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