Lot Archive


№ 283


8 December 1994

Hammer Price:

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.