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  1. Old gin bottles and gold sovereigns.. https://www.smithsonianmag.com/history/true-story-lawrence-arabia-180951857/
  2. Lawrence wishes to fulfill his promises to unite the Arab tribes when he continues his work in the desert with British support of arms, money, and training: Lawrence: Arabia is for the Arabs now. That's what I've told them anyway. That's what they think. That's why they're fighting. Allenby: Oh surely. Lawrence: They've only one suspicion. We let them drive the Turks out and then move in ourselves. I've told them that that's false, that we've no ambitions in Arabia. Have we? Allenby: I'm not a politician, thank god. Have we any ambition in Arabia, Dryden? Dryden: Diff
  3. Bengal Covid Medal. https://thebengalstory.com/english/covid-warriors-police-doctors-nurses-felicitated-with-medals-and-certificates/
  4. Article appears to contain a picture, but as the Bobby’s are having to buy it themselves, none of them have by the sounds of things? https://www.deccanherald.com/amp/national/south/demand-of-money-for-covid-19-medal-draws-flak-from-kerala-police-900561.html
  5. Article contains picture, but it looks like the Bobby’s have to buy it themselves and they have refused..... https://www.deccanherald.com/amp/national/south/demand-of-money-for-covid-19-medal-draws-flak-from-kerala-police-900561.html Seem to remember a similar situation, when the U.K. handed Hong Kong back, there was a medal that the Squaddies had to buy themselves?
  6. Still no picture available of the Indian award, but it certainly is causing controversy!! https://keralakaumudi.com/en/news/news-amp.php?id=406790&u=
  7. Still no picture available of the Indian award, but it certainly is causing controversy!! https://keralakaumudi.com/en/news/news-amp.php?id=406790&u=
  8. https://www.dailymail.co.uk/sciencetech/article-8820045/Rare-2-000-year-old-Roman-gold-coin-expected-fetch-5-MILLION-auction-London.html
  9. New design for 2021 apparently? What do we think?
  10. https://astanatimes.com/2020/05/draft-decree-on-award-for-fight-against-covid-19-is-available-for-public-comment/
  11. India https://www.google.com/amp/s/m.hindustantimes.com/mumbai-news/corona-warriors-in-khaki-to-be-honoured-with-medal/story-guJBizt2b5enm5fVY07o8J_amp.html There was talk a few months back about the U.K. issuing one, but there’s been nothing mentioned since? https://www.google.com/amp/s/www.dailymail.co.uk/news/article-8396039/amp/Coronavirus-medal-rolled-early-September.html https://www.thetimes.co.uk/article/frontline-heroes-to-get-covid-medals-within-months-rlbmk8tzb
  12. There appears to be a steady flow of Covid Medals that are beginning to be issued around the world. To that end have created this thread so as to keep them all in one place. Johor Eire United States of America Ukraine Russia Italy Australia Spain India has issued one as well, but as yet I’ve been unable to find a picture of one.
  13. I agree this thread, seems to be running away from itself. Will start a new one.....
  14. That’s great Antonio! Will be interesting to see what other countries, are added to this over the coming months.
  15. Interesting article about the India Covid Medal. https://keralakaumudi.com/en/news/news-amp.php?id=407231&u= Can’t find a picture of one mind, has anyone seen one or have a photo?
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