HMAS Sydney III Pride in Fleet medallion
This limited edition medallion features HMAS Sydney (III), the Royal Australian Navy's first purpose-built fixed-wing aircraft carrier. She distinguished herself in both the Korean War and later as a fast troop transport during the Vietnam War. The medallions reverse features the image of HMAS Australia (I) as used on the 1913 commemorative coin to mark the fleet's first visit to Sydney.
Minted from brass alloy and finished in highly polished and frosted silver with a gold plate RAN badge. The medallion measures 5mm in diameter by 4.5mm. It is enclosed in a sturdy clear protector and set in a quality leatherette case.
A limited number of 250 individual medallions were made. Each medallion is issued with a numbered certificate of authenticity and short biography on the ship.