Rhodesia: The Rhodesiana Society Membership

Rhodesia: The Rhodesiana Society MembershipRhodesia: The Rhodesiana Society Membership
Form: Circular
By: ?
Date: 1970
Ref:  Laidlaw: 1162;
37.4 mmBronze28.6 gm$15

Edge: Plain.

Obverse: Rampant lion standing on book holding torch of learning. Legend: "THE RHODESIANA SOCIETY".

Reverse: In incused letters across: "286 (membership number) / 1970"

Notes: The medal was struck only in 1970 and 500 were made for issue to the members of the society.

The medal comes in a blue velvet-like fitted case lined on the inside with red silk-like and red velvet-like material.

The Rhodesiana Society was an amateur historical society founded in 1953 as the Rhodesia Africana Society.In 1956 it began to publish a periodical, Rhodesiana, which ran for 40 volumes until 1979.