Commemorative Medal [South Korean State Visit to New Zealand]

Sep 1968
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Production Date
Sep 1968
Description
Commemorative Medal from South Korean State Visit to New Zealand in September 1968. One of several given by President of the Republic of Korea Park Chung-Hee to New Zealand Public Service Garage staff who drove the party during the State Visit.
Medal: Circular metal medal with upper face depicting image of Park Chung-Hee and text "PARK CHUNG HEE / PRESIDENT OF THE REPUBLIC OF KOREA". Reverse side features design of pheasants and text "IN MEMORY OF / THE STATE VISIT / TO / NEW ZEALAND / SEPT.19,1968".
In black rectangular presentation box with gold coloured metal design on top featuring phesants and flower. Box has hinged lid at back, inside of lid is lined in white silk, while base is lined in red felt with circular impression for holding Medal.
Media/Materials
Processed Material/Metal
Processed Material/Paper/Cardboard
Processed Material/Textile
Signature/Marks and Type
PARK CHUNG HEE / PRESIDENT OF THE REPUBLIC OF KOREA Casting
IN MEMORY OF / THE STATE VISIT / TO / NEW ZEALAND / SEPT.19,1968 Casting
Accession No
2017.17.8
Credit Line
Sep 1968. Commemorative Medal [South Korean State Visit to New Zealand], 2017.17.8. The Museum of Transport and Technology (MOTAT).
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