MEDAL

Question:Where does the world "Medal" come from?

Answer:

One traces the possible sources.
One is to the Arabic "Methalia", meaning a sort of coin with a head on it.
Another source is the Italian word "Medaglia", used for 14th century coins that did not circulate,but were valuable for their historic or artistic features.


The French equivalent for medal - la "médaille."
















The obverse and reserve of the medallion offered by the Malaysia Numismatic Society in conjunction with its 40th Year Anniversary.
                                                     

4 comments:

  1. Hi Dickson,
    Nice medal here.
    For the price of one, you have got yourself six coins, haha.
    Thanks a lot for sharing :)

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  2. Ya!Ya!Ya!
    Yet to collect one!

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  3. And don't forget the French equivalent for medal - la "médaille."

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  4. Dear malayastraitsbanknotes,
    Thanks for your la "médaille." Bro!

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