Lot Archive

Lot

№ 283

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8 December 1994

Hammer Price:
£510

H.M.A.S. SYDNEY SMS EMDEN MEDAL 1914, converted Mexican silver dollar (1889), by W. Kerr, Sydney, fitted with usual ring for suspension, very fine

Presented to the crew of H.M.A.S. Sydney as a memento of the capture of the German light cruiser S.M.S. Emden on 9 November 1914, in an action off the Cocos Islands.