MEDALS

PLEASE NOTE: In order for us to guarantee delivery of your medals before Christmas your order must be placed before COB Thursday 30th Nov 2017. Orders placed after that date may be subject to delays due to Christmas shut down period and will not be guaranteed for delivery before Christmas

Quality mounting, replicas and restoration

Soldier On at Military Shop can mount or re-mount your existing medals, replace worn ribbons or provide quality replica medals, clasps and bars. Our medals team is ready to help you. You can order online; or by downloading and returning the Medals Order Form; or by calling our team directly on (02) 6123 2950

SPECIAL JARRAH MEDALS CASE OFFER

Store or display your replica medals in a beautiful laser engraved solid Jarrah medals case. Only $55.00 (usually $75.00) when you order three or more mounted replicas. Choose to engrave with current Navy, Army or Air Force Insignia. Just add box to your order and we'll adjust the discount on your invoice.

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Levitating Display Frames

Enjoy your medals with these innovative display frames. Contents are held in place by two flexible silicone membranes and appear to be “levitating” in the frame. Hinges allow easy access to your medals when required for wear. A perfect display for your treasures.

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QUALITY REPLICAS FOR WEAR OR SHARE

Original medals can be hard to replace if lost or damaged. Quality replicas are created to the exacting standards of originals and once mounted can be almost indistinguishable. Quality replicas are identified from originals only by 'REPLICA' stamped either on the rim or rear.

Ancestry Medals - Family of Service Replicas

Create medal groups to remember and share in family service, from the Great War to Vietnam, or today's service. Find your story in the Common Medal Group replicas below or create the medal group based on Service records.

Free Family Medals Certificate
Create a certificate to accompany your replica medals. Simply add details to the Medal Presentation Certificate and make your medals an even more special part of your family's story.

Australia's Best Prices for Mounted Replica Medals

Medals

Miniature

Full Size

Ribbon Bar

1

$35

$50

$10

2

$70

$100

$15

3

$105

$150

$20

4

$140

$200

$25

5

$175

$250

$45

6

$210

$300

$50

7

$245

$350

$55

8

$280

$400

$60

9

$315

$450

$80

10

$350

$500

$85

Prices include the very best quality replica medals and court or swing mounting. Clasps are additional $10.00 for full size and $8.00 for miniature.

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Full Size Common Medal Groups

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WW1 Pair Court Mounted

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WW1 Trio Court Mounted

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WW1 Trio Swing Mounted

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WW2 Pair Court Mounted

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WW2 Pacific 4 Court Mounted

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WW2 Pacific 4 Swing Mounted

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WW2 Pacific 4+Defence Medal Court Mounted

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ADM+ANSM Court Mounted

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Vietnam Group 4 Court Mounted

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Vietnam Group 5 ANSM Court Mounted

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Miniature Common Medal Groups

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Mini WW1 Pair Court Mounted

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Mini WW1 Trio Court Mounted

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Mini WW1 Trio Swing Mounted

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Mini WW2 Pair Court Mounted

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Mini WW2 Pacific 4 Court Mounted

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Mini WW2 Pacific 4 Swing Mounted

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Mini WW2 Pacific 4+Defence Medal Court Mounted

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Mini ADM+ANSM Court Mounted

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Mini Vietnam Group 4 Court Mounted

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Mini Vietnam Group 5 ANSM Court Mounted

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MEDAL MOUNTING AND RESTORATION

Refresh your original medals with new ribbons; replace lost clasps, citations or bars; remount them or repair or replace fixing pins. Our team has years of experience working with and for Australian Military and is trusted by hundreds of servicemen and women each year.

For restoration services and advice contact our medals team on (02) 6123 2950 or email.

ALL ABOUT MEDALS

There are hundreds of medals issued to military, police, emergency services and civilians. Each Award is governed by strict protocols which protect the integrity of Australia's Honours and Awards System.

Who and How to Wear Medals | Mounting Options | Miniatures & Full Sized | Ribbons | Order of Wear | Ribbon Bars | Storing and Cleaning | Useful Links

Who and how to wear medals

Medals are to be worn by the recipient of the medals on their left chest for commonwealth medals and the right chest for state awards. Although not official, of someone who was awarded medals can wear that person's medals on the right side to show that the medals are not their own.

Mounting options

Court mounting is where a medal or a collection of medals are mounted on a stiff board. This holds the medal/s in place as well as suspending them. Full-sized medals may overlap as dictated by protocol. Being court mounted rigidly to the board medals cannot clang against each other which avoids damage. The ribbon is extended behind the medal when court mounted.

Swing mounting is where the medal is suspended by the ribbon from a broach pin or other attachment. These medals are free to 'swing' and do hit each other which can cause damage.

Miniatures and Full Sized

There are normally two different sizes of medals. Full-size medals are normally worn on service dress or to daytime events. Miniature medals can be worn with evening dress, such as mess dress, and for black tie events. There are exceptions to the rule where there may be neck-worn awards as well as other forms of decorations, however these types of awards are rare.

Miniature medals do not overlap unless the number and size exceeds the distance between the lapel and shoulder seams. This needs to be considered when ordering.

Ribbons

Each medal is suspended from a ribbon which is unique to that medal. These ribbon designs are influenced by the nature of the award.

Order of medals

All Australian and British Imperial awards are worn in accordance with an order of precedence from left to right. For example a Victoria Cross would sit on the far left and foreign awards to the right. If the medals are being overlapped then the medal on the far left will be on top of the medals to the right. Foreign awards, including UN and NATO medals, are mounted after Australian medals if the individual is with an Australian agency, such as the ADF, Police etc. Foreign awards are ordered by the date which they were awarded.

State medals are mounted with other state awards and worn on the right chest. These medals are mounted in the opposite way to the commonwealth medals and have the order of the medals reversed. As with the commonwealth medals, they also have an order of precedence.

Ribbon bars

Ribbon bars are a way of displaying the awards for an individual when not wearing medals. They are common-place for service personnel as well as police and emergency service personnel in their normal day to day work roles. There may be clasps, rosettes and dots on ribbon bars depending the medal. Ribbon bars are normally four medals wide per row and on the 5th medal a new row is started. Females and some Navy personnel wear only three medals per row. Ribbon bars can also have a plastic coating on them, normally used by emergency service personnel.

Storing and cleaning medals

Medals should be stored in a clean dry area. A medal box or case is a perfect place to store them. As they are very valuable, medals should also be kept secure. Clean them with a non-acidic cleaner or just a damp cloth, a non-abrasive pencil eraser also works well.

Useful links

Department of Defence - Honours and Awards
Specific information about Australian military Honours and Awards.

Australian Government - It's An Honour
Information regarding Australia's Honours and Awards system.

Australian National Archives Service Records
Searchable historic information on an individual's Service record.

Guidance on Wearing of medals

Australian War Memorial Anzac Day FAQs

Department of Defence FAQs