Auction Date: 26/11/2014 at 01pm
India – M K Gandhi – 1944. Rare 75th Birthday Gandhi Medal 36 mm diameter, silver plated issued for 75th birthday (1944), includes map of India, with multilingual inscriptions. Mahatma Ghandi medal, in silver-washed brass, issued on the occasion of his 75th birthday. Obv. Bare headed bust of Ghandi: SUPERMAN above, hand each side and below holding emblem. Devanagari legend: Rashtradeva pu mahatma ji (god of the nation, who should be worshipped, Mahatma ji). Rev Map of pre independence India, with the figure of Ghandi (standing holding stick) superimposed: flag with spinning wheel design above. On map: Gandhi is India / 75. Margin in Devanagari: (sides) Prema – Seva (Love – devotion), (above) Ahimsa hi mera prana hai (non-violence is my life), (below) Sathya hi ishvara hai (he is the Lord of Truth).