A wooden commemorative plaque. The plaque features a central circular emblem with an image of Nike, the winged goddess of Victory. Nike is depicted in a white gown and has white wings. Above her head is a green laurel wreath. Set against a red background. Surrounding the emblem is a gold coloured rope-like border with the name 'Victorious' at the top. Above the emblem is a gold and green detail of a ship flanked by two sails. Below the emblem is a gold coloured scroll with black lettering 'Per Coelum et Aequorem Victrix'. Embedded in the back of the plaque is a metal hook for hanging. A white paper adhesive label is on the back with the name 'Ray Richards' written on it. There is also a paper label with the maker or sellers details on it.
Signature/Marks and Type
VICTORIOUS / PER COELUM ET AEQUOREM VICTRIX Logo
Ray Richards Hand-written
Plaque [Victorious Per Coelum et Aequorem Victrix], 2011.188.40. The Museum of Transport and Technology (MOTAT).