Medal [The Most Excellent Order of the British Empire, Civilian]

The Royal Mint, Maker

1976
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Maker and Role
The Royal Mint, Maker
Production Date
1976
Description
Medal [The Most Excellent Order of the British Empire, Civilian].
This MBE was awarded to Captain Frederick Patrick Ladd in 1976 for services to Aviation and Tourism.

This style of medal awarded from 1936 onwards.
1. Medal: Silver medal cross with crown on upper point. On the obverse is an image of Britannia surrounded by the words "For GOD AND THE EMPIRE"; on the reverse is George V's Imperial and Royal Cypher "GRJ". Ribbon is a 38mm ribbon of rose-gray, edged with narrow stripes of pearl grey. Pin attached to upper back of ribbon, engraved "STIRLING".
2. Presentation Box: Black leatherette covered rectangular box with hinged lid. Marked on top in gold "M.B.E.", inside: lid is lined in white silk with mark of the "ROYAL MINT" of England, base is lined with white velvet. Small metal mechanism closure.
Collection
Media/Materials
Processed Material/Metal/Silver
Processed Material/Textile/Silk
Processed Material/Textile/Velvet
Processed Material/Leather
Processed Material/Paper/Cardboard
Processed Material/Textile
Processed Material/Metal
Signature/Marks and Type
ROYAL MINT Maker's Mark
FOR GOD AND THE EMPIRE Casting
GRJ Casting
STIRLING Engraved
Accession No
2016.22
Credit Line
The Royal Mint. 1976. Medal [The Most Excellent Order of the British Empire, Civilian], 2016.22. The Museum of Transport and Technology (MOTAT).
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