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Canada Royal Visit 1939 Souvenir Medal Bronze

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  • Vintage item from the 1930s
  • Material: bronze
  • Ships worldwide from Canada
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  • Vintage item from the 1930s
  • Material: bronze
  • Ships worldwide from Canada
  • Favorited by: 15 people
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This 1" bronze souvenir medal was issued to commemorative the Royal Visit of 1939 to Canada by the Royal Family, which included amongst others, King George VI, Queen Elizabeth (the Queen Mother of Late), and Princess Elizabeth (now Queen Elizabeth II).

The front features a map of Canada showing the Royal family's trip by rail through Canada, with the Canadian motto [from sea to sea] in latin above, and an inscription "REGEM REGINAM CANADA SALVTAT" (latin for Canada salutes her King and Queen) below.

The back side features a conjoined bust of the King and Queen.

This small (1") version given out the the schoolchildren of the day.

There was also a large size (1 3/16") bronze version sold at post offices for 10 cents, a large silver version sold for 50 cents, and large gold versions given to special dignaturies such as the King, and FDR.

NOTE: Stock photo shown for this listing. Actual piece will be in similar condition, but may vary in tone. Most are usually a dark chocolate brown - copper color.

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