A Canadian issue Defence Medal. The silver medal features an uncrowned left facing portrait of King George VI on the obverse. " GEORGIVS VI D:G: BR OMN:REX F:D:IND:IMP" is embossed around the outside. The reverse features two lions flanking a crowned oak sapling. "1939" and 1945" are embossed on either side of this and wavy lines representing the sea appear below. " THE DEFENCE MEDAL " is embossed on the bottom. The medal appears to have been through a fire and the ribbon is missing.
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