"…knowing him, and something of his deeds, it was impossible not to believe in greatness. In that square figure was housed a spirit of grandeur, and with his massive heroism went gentleness and modesty, even humility. He had no need to proclaim his virtue, for history would be his spokesman."
Eric Linklater on Wavell.
9 stars.. some sort of commemorative thing for HRH's 90th birthday?
" When you're chewing on life's gristle, don't grumble, give a whistle "
It has a rather youthful bust, so earlier.........
She is wearing her coronation crown, so I would imagine something to do with that. It is unusual though for second to be used instead of II. Could have something to do with British Virgin Islands as they used to use that on their currency.
Ahem - you'll notice I didn't use the word "she".........
Golden Jubilee from one of the colonies/Protectorates ?
Could this be for a Royal Visit? I had a similar one for a Royal Visit to Jersey which was undated - I know that many are now dated for the visit.
The ribbon ring is split, so definitely not official.........