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Medal commemorating HMS 'Argonaut', China Station; reverse
Medal commemorating HMS 'Argonaut', China Station. Obverse: A very bare cherry tree. Right, five naval officers in a row; left, a large number of naval officers moving up in single file, all wearing frock-coats and caps. Legend (on a ribbon across foot of tree): 'SUB HOC CERESO MANEMUS' (Under this cherry tree we remain). Reverse: Foul anchor. Shield with Golden Fleece (left); shield with dragon (right). Legend: 'ARGONAUT CHINA 1900-1904'. Fitted with a ring and a cherry-coloured ribbon. Bars: 'OCTOBER 1903 TO FEBRUARY 1904', 'OCTOBER 1902 TO OCTOBER 1903 LOGGED', 'OCTOBER 1901 TO OCTOBER 1902'. Struck in honour of Captain Cherry, the commander, by his brother officers.
- Image reference: E4312-2
- National Maritime Museum, Greenwich, London