George V Royal Cypher badge : Miss R Cambridge

Place Oceania: Australia, Victoria
Accession Number REL41896
Collection type Heraldry
Object type Badge
Physical description Brass
Maker Unknown
Date made c 1910-1911
Conflict Period 1910-1919

Voided brass stick pin badge featuring the Royal Cypher of George V (GR) under a King's crown.

History / Summary

Part of a collection of badges which were collected by Miss Ruth Cambridge, daughter of a Boer War veteran, probably Private Owen Cambridge, First Victorian Contingent.

This George V souvenir badge was probably produced to commemorate either the King's ascent to the throne upon the death of King Edward VII on 6 May 1910, or his subsequent coronation on 22 June 1911.