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medal, commemorative


Nom de l'objet : medal, commemorative
Artiste ou artisan : Thomas Shingles
Matériaux : bronze
Numéro d'accession : 00.37.2
Fabricant : Royal Canadian Mint
Description : obverse features the Shield of Canada which incorporates the three royal lions of England, the royal lion of Scotland, the royal fleurs-de-lis of France and the royal Irish harp of Tara, the bottom portion features a sprig of three Canadian maple leaves representative of Canadians of all origins reverse features a stylized maple leaf constructed of 11 equilateral triangles;3 cm
Commentaires : These bronze medallions were minted in the millions to celebrate the 100th anniversary of Canadian confederation with one being given to each child attending school in 1967; the maple leaf on the reverse was the official symbol of the Centennial celebrations, the 11 triangles representing Canada's 10 provinces and the North West Territories, the accepted geography of Canada at that time
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Ville de l'établissement : Fredericton
Province de l'établissement : New Brunswick

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