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Group 2

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Group 2


George V (1910-36) inferred (ruler)

London inferred (mint)


Lester Watson Collection


medal group


medals (Series)

Military (subseries)

Britain (subsubseries)

British Army (subsubsubseries)


weight: 95.78 g
diameter: 116.0 mm


1915 to 1917


loan: Cambridge in America 2005 (Filtered for: Coins and Medals)

Gift of L. Hoyt Watson; ex Lester Watson Collection, bt Baldwin before 1928


  1. design
    Position: obverse
    Description: See subordinate records for descriptions of components
  2. design
    Position: reverse
    Description: See subordinate records for descriptions of components


Group 2: 1914-15 Star, Distinguished Conduct Medal, Victoria Cross The circumstances of award and the history of the individual medals are discussed in their own entries, q.v. The group is mounted on a brass bar slid between the ribbons, with a pin at the back across all three ribbons to hold them in place. As the individual histories make clear, these were the medals of Sergeant Edward J. Mott, of the 1st Battalion Border Regiment. Lester Watson purchased the group from the London dealers Baldwin at some point before 1928.

Production Place

London (mint) (place) ()


  1. British and other Campaign and Gallantry Medals From the Collection of Lester Watson (d. 1959),
    [comments: Victoria Cross (27 Jan 1917) [373]; Distinguished Conduct Medal [84A]; Mons 1914-15 Star [252A]. Sgt. E.J. Mott, 1st Btn. Border Regt.]

Catalogue ref/s

Group 2


Accession Number

LW.0360 (Coins and Medals)
(Reference Number: 141574; Input Date: 2007-03-27 / Last Edit: 2011-07-22)

Related Resources

British and other Campaign and Gallantry Medals
from the Collection of Lester Watson (1889-1959)

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