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1939-1945 Star.

The 1939-1945 Star that was awarded to Cameron Hill for his service in the Royal Canadian Air Force during the Second World War. Also includes the accompanying medal ribbon as well as the original box that the medal was received and stored in.

Hill, Cameron Clare

A. A. Kennedy Fonds

  • SCA52-GA28
  • Fonds
  • 1950

Fonds contains two plaques. One of is oval shaped with text that reads "Whaler Sailing 2nd Town of Dartmouth incorporated 1873 Bicentenary". The back of the plaque has an inscription stating it was made by the Atlantic Pattern Works. The second rectangular plaque has a metal etched portrait of a man in a suit and tie. On the back is a clipping that depicts the same image as on the front of with the name "Fred A. Hodgson" underneath.

Atlantic Pattern Works

Abydos.

Bronze coin from Abydos, Troas (modern day Turkey) showing on the obverse the head of Marcus Aurelius and on the reverse Roma seated left, holding Palladium and spear, shield at her side.

Pyke, Edgar William

Abyssinia.

Silver proof thaler from Abyssinia showing on the obverse the head of Empress Maria Theresa and on the reverse the Hapsburg coat of arms. Restrike.

Pyke, Edgar William

Acragas.

Electrotype coins (one showing each side) from Acragas (Agrigento, Italy). Shows a crab and a sea eagle with the inscription AKRAC-ANTO? .

Pyke, Edgar William

Aegina.

Silver stater from Aegina (Greece) showing on the obverse a land tortoise with thirteen plates and on the reverse an incuse square with five compartments containing letters and a dolphin.

Pyke, Edgar William

Aenus.

Electrotype tetradrachm from Ainos (Thrace, modern day Enez, Turkey) showing the head of Hermes on the obverse and a goat standing above a torch on the reverse.

Pyke, Edgar William

Africa Star.

The Africa Star that was awarded to Cameron Hill for his service in the Royal Canadian Air Force during the Second World War. Also includes the accompanying medal ribbon as well as the original box that the medal was received and stored in.

Hill, Cameron Clare

Africa.

Silver denarius from a moving military mint in North Africa showing on the obverse the head of Venus and on the reverse Aeneas holding the Palladium and carrying Anchises on his shoulder. Coin was minted during the reign of Julius Caesar.

Pyke, Edgar William

Air Observer’s half-wing badges.

Three Air Observer’s half-wing badges, also known as ‘O’ badges, that were issued to Cameron Hill by the Royal Canadian Air Force during the Second World War.

Canada. Royal Canadian Air Force

Alexandria.

Bronze follis from Alexandria (Egypt) showing on the obverse the head of Constantius I and on the reverse Genius standing left, holding patera and cornucopiae.

Pyke, Edgar William

Alexandria.

Silver tetradrachm from Alexandria (Egypt) showing on the obverse the head of Ptolemy I and on the reverse an eagle standing on a thunderbolt with the date IIZ in the left field.

Pyke, Edgar William

Alexandria.

Bronze follis from Alexandria (Egypt) showing on the obverse the head of Maximian I and on the reverse Genius holding paterna and cornucopia.

Pyke, Edgar William

Amphipolis.

Electrotype tetradrachm from Amphipolis (Greece). The obverse shows the head of Apollo and the reverse a lit race torch surrounded by the city name.

Pyke, Edgar William

Antioch.

Bronze coin from Antioch (Turkey) showin gon the obverse the head of Constantius II and on the reverse a fallen horseman being slayed by a soldier.

Pyke, Edgar William

Aquitaine.

Silver denier from Aquitaine (France) showing on the obverse a cross with RICARDVS REX and on the reverse PICTAVIENSIS in three lines across the field.

Pyke, Edgar William

Aquitaine.

Silver denier from Aquitaine (France) showing on the obverse the head of Edward II and on the reverse a long cross with crowns in the angles.

Pyke, Edgar William

Arrowheads

File consists of two arrowheads from an unidentified first nations group.

Rex, Kay

Athens.

Silver tetradrachm from Athens (Greece) showing on the obverse the head of Athena and on the reverse an owl with the letters AOE.

Pyke, Edgar William

Athens.

Silver tetradrachm from Athens (Greece) showing on the obverse the head of Athena and on the reverse an owl with the letters AOE.

Pyke, Edgar William

Athens.

Silver drachma from Athens (Greece) showing on the obverse the head of Athena and on the reverse an owl with the letters AOE.

Pyke, Edgar William

Athens.

Silver Tritartemorion (or 3/4 obol) from Athens, Greece. Obverse shows a head of Athena and the reverse the letters AOE surrounded by crescents.

Pyke, Edgar William

Athens.

Silver hemiobol from Athens (Greece) showing on the obverse the head of Athena and the reverse an owl and the letters AOE. The hemiobol was often used in Greek mythology to pay the Ferryman to cross the River Styx.

Pyke, Edgar William

Athens.

Silver obol from Athens (Greece) showing on the obverse a four spoked wheel and on the reverse incuse of same.

Pyke, Edgar William

Austria.

Silver thaler from the Austrian Empire showing on the obverse the head of Empress Maria Theresa and on the reverse the Hapsburg coat of arms.

Pyke, Edgar William

Bactria.

Silver obol from Bactria (central Asia now parts of Pakistan, Uzbekistan, Tajikistan, and Afghanistan) showing on the obverse the head of Eucratides I and on the reverse caps and palms of the Dioscuri.

Pyke, Edgar William

Bumper stickers.

File consists of two bumper stickers advertising Uniroyal. They read "Nobody pushes me around! I've got Uniroyals" and "Don't skid around get Uniroyal."

Dominion Rubber Company

Buttons and pins.

Buttons kept by Mary Johnston from education events including Winston Churchill School, Brighton Public School, and the Federation of Women Teachers' Associations of Ontario.

Johnston, Mary

Calais.

Silver groat from Calais (England) showing on the obverse the head of Henry VI and on the reverse a long cross with three pellets in the angles.

Pyke, Edgar William

Canadian Centennial Medal.

File consists of one Canadian Centennial Medal awarded to George Elmore Reaman in recognition of valuable service to the nation.

Reaman, George Elmore

Canadian Volunteer Service Medal.

The Canadian Volunteer Service Medal that was awarded to Cameron Hill for his service in the Royal Canadian Air Force during the Second World War. Also includes the accompanying medal ribbon and silver bar as well as the original box that the medal was received and stored in.

Hill, Cameron Clare

Canterbury.

Silver penny from Canterbury (England) showing on the obverse the head of John and on the reverse a short cross with four pellets in the angles.

Pyke, Edgar William

Canterbury.

Silver halfgroat from Canterbury (England) showing on the obverse the head of Henry VIII and on the reverse a cross fourche over quartered coat of arms. The coin was minted under the authority of the Church.

Pyke, Edgar William

Canterbury.

Silver penny from Canterbury (England) showing on the obverse the head of Edward I and on the reverse a long cross with three pellets in the angles.

Pyke, Edgar William

Cappadocia.

Silver drachma from Cappadocia (modern day Turkey) showing the head of Ariobarzanes I on the obverse and ont he reverse Athena standing left, holding Nike, shiel and a spear.

Pyke, Edgar William

Cappadocia.

Silver drachma from Cappadocia (modern day Turkey) showing the head of Ariarathes IV on the obverse and ont he reverse Athena standing left, holding Nike, shiel and a spear.

Pyke, Edgar William

Carthage.

Electrotype coin from Carthage showing on the obverse the head of the Goddess Tanit and on the reverse a pegasus. The coin was created at the British Museum and bears the incuse initials RR on the edge for Robert Ready.

Pyke, Edgar William

Carthage.

Electrotype coins (one showing each side) from Carthage (modern day Tunisia). Shows the head of Tanit and a standing horse.

Pyke, Edgar William

Caulonia.

Silver stater from the ancient city of Caulonia (in Italy) showing on the obverse Apollo with a branch and a stag to his right. On reverse same incuse.

Pyke, Edgar William

Commemorative Coins

  • SCA37-GA20
  • Fonds
  • 1860
  • [Copper?] coin - Albert Edward Prince of Wales Visited Canada and Inaugurated the Victoria Bridge 1860.
  • 2 [Silver?] coins - The Victoria Bridge Medal Grand Trunk Railway of Canada 1860.
  • 2 [Silver?] coins - H.R.H. The Prince of Wales To Commemorate the Visit of Albert Edward Prince of Wales to Canada 1860.

Compass.

A small compass that belonged to Cameron Hill during the Second World War.

Hill, Cameron Clare

Concordia Club fonds.

The majority of the archives of the Concordia Club were destroyed either as a result of the ransacking of the club by the 118th Batallion in 1916, or as a result of the fire of Nov. 17, 1971. As a result the earliest records of Concordia have largely been lost forever. A very small number of items can be traced back to the Concordia Male Choir (1873-1914). These take the form of two items of correspondence, programs for the "Sängerfests", clippings, and photographs. A small number of archival records also can be found which belonged to the "Deutscher Club, Kitchener" (1925-1930), and include a set of house rules, letters patent, and photographs. Some records from the 1930s have also been preserved to this day, and include artifacts, clippings, legal documents, a membership list, photographs, and programs of events. However, the majority of the materials date from the 1950s onwards. These materials document the history of the Concordia Club since the 1950s, and include artifacts, audiovisual material, clippings, correspondence, ephemera, financial records, legal documents, membership records, minutes of meetings, photographs, publications, and scrapbooks.

Concordia Club

Corcyra.

Silver stater from Corcyra (on Cofru) showing on the obverse a cow with a suckling calf, and on the reverse a stellate pattern in double rectangles.

Pyke, Edgar William

Corinth.

Silver drachma from Corinth (Greece) showing on the obverse the head of Aphrodite and on the reverse a pegasus.

Pyke, Edgar William

Corinth.

Electrotype coins (one showing each side) from Corinth (Greece). Shows the head of Athena wearing a Corinth helmet, and a pegasus.

Pyke, Edgar William

Dare ruler.

File consists of one metal ruler with images of Dare cookies.

Dare Foods Limited

Decorations and medals.

Decorations and medals awarded to members of the Martin family, and various military insignia and memorabilia. Includes decorations awarded to John Gartshore Martin:

  • Distinguished Service Order,
  • 1939-1945 Star,
  • France and Germany Star,
  • Defense Medal,
  • Canadian Volunteer Service Medal,
  • War Medal 1939-1945 (oak leaf),
  • 125th Anniversary of the Confederation of Canada Medal, and
  • a miniature set of these;
  • medals commemorating 50th anniversary of the D-day landings and of the liberation at Bergen-op-zoom; and
  • other military insignia memorabilia.

File also includes the Order of the British Empire (with miniature) awarded to John Alexander Martin; and a Silver Cross awarded to Jessie Martin on the death of her son William Jamieson Martin.

Martin, John Gartshore

Drawstring bag and personal items.

A drawstring bag that belonged to Cameron Hill during the Second World War containing some of his personal items including a sewing kit, hand mirror, and rifle cartridge and bullet.

Hill, Cameron Clare

Edgar William Pyke coin collection.

Collection of coins ranging from the Persian Empire of the 6th century BCE to 19th century Britain. The coins reflect the development of the monetary systems, art, religion and shifting borders of the world. Also included are a coin weight and various electrotype coin reproductions.

Pyke, Edgar William

Egypt.

Silver tetradrachm from Egypt showing on the obverse the head of Ptolemy XII and on the reverse an eagle.

Pyke, Edgar William

England.

Silver sixpence from England showing on the obverse the head of Elizabeth I with a rose and on the reverse a square topped shield with the date 1561.

Pyke, Edgar William

England.

Silver penny from England showing on the obverse the words EADGAR REX around a small cross and on the reverse the words GRID MONE, indicating the moneyer.

Pyke, Edgar William

England.

Silver double florin England showing on the obverse the head of Queen Victoria and on the reverse crowned shields with sceptres in the angles.

Pyke, Edgar William

England.

Bronze farthing from England showing on the obverse the head of Queen Victoria and on the reverse Britannia seated. This is a bun farthing, so called because of the young head of Queen Victoria with a bun, with a beaded border.

Pyke, Edgar William

England.

Silver florin from England showing on the obverse the head of Queen Victoria and on the reverse crowned cruciform shields; thistle, rose, & shamrock in each quarter between trefoil arches.

Pyke, Edgar William

England.

Silver two pence from England showing on the obverse the head of Queen Victoria and on the reverse a 2. Also a brass commemorative token issued upon the marriage of Prince Albert to Queen Victoria. The obverse shows the head of Prince Albert and the reverse the words �BORN AUG 26 1819 MARRIED FEB 10 1840� across the field.

Pyke, Edgar William

England.

Silver crown from England showing on the obverse the head of King George IV and on the reverse an image of St. King George slaying the dragon.

Pyke, Edgar William

England.

Gold half guinea showing on the obverse the head of King George III and on the reverse a spade shaped shield.

Pyke, Edgar William

England.

Silver coins from England showing on the obverse the head of King George II and on the reverse four crowned shields surrounding a garter star. These appear to be one shilling and two sixpence.

Pyke, Edgar William

England.

Silver farthing from England showing on the obverse the head of Charles II and on the reverse Britannia seated.

Pyke, Edgar William

England.

Bronze coin weight for the god Unite coin, valued at twenty shillings, or one pound. The obverse shows the head of Charles I and the reverse a crown and XX.

Pyke, Edgar William

England.

Silver crown from England showing on the obverse the head of King George V and on the reverse St. George slaying the dragon. This is a jubilee issue.

Pyke, Edgar William

England.

Silver crown from England showing on the obverse the head of Queen Victoria and on the reverse St. George slaying the dragon. This is a jubilee issue.

Pyke, Edgar William

England.

Silver shilling from England showing on the obverse the head of King George IV and on the reverse a lion over a crown and a rose.

Pyke, Edgar William

England.

Silver coins from England showing on the obverse the head of King George III (penny with 1 on the reverse) and King George IV (groat with 4 on the reverse). Both of these are maundy coins.

Pyke, Edgar William

England.

Silver coins from England showing on the obverse the head of King George II and the reverse a 3 (threepence), a 4 (fourpence), four shields surrounding a garter star with crowns in the angles (Shilling and sixpence).

Pyke, Edgar William

England.

Silver shilling from England showing on the obverse the head of King George I and on the reverse four crowned shields surrounding a garter star with C and SS in the angles. This is a South Sea Company issue that was minted from silver found by the South Sea Company in Indonesia in 1722.

Pyke, Edgar William

England.

Silver halfcrown from England showing on the obverse the heads of William and Mary and on the reverse a crowned quartered shield of arms.

Pyke, Edgar William

England.

Silver farthing from England showing on the obverse the head of Mary and on the reverse the head of William. This pattern farthing was struck as an experimental coin and was never entered into circulation.

Pyke, Edgar William

England.

Silver two pence from England showing on the obverse the head of Charles II and on the reverse a square topped shield quartered with the arms of England and France combined in 1st and 4th quarters, Scotland and Ireland, on a cross fleury.

Pyke, Edgar William

England.

Silver fine shilling from England showing on the obverse the head of Edward VI and on the reverse a cross fourch�e over quartered coat of arms.

Pyke, Edgar William

England.

Silver crown from England showing on the obverse the head of Queen Victoria and on the reverse St. George slaying the dragon. This is a diamond jubilee issue.

Pyke, Edgar William

England.

Silver coins from England showing on the obverse the head of Queen Victoria and on the reverse the numbers 1, 2, 3, & 4. This is an 1885 maundy set.

Pyke, Edgar William

England.

Silver crown from England showing on the obverse the head of Queen Victoria and on the reverse crowned, cruciform shields around Garter Star; rose, thistle, & shamrock in quarters; all within Gothic frame.

Pyke, Edgar William

England.

Silver crown from England showing on the obverse the head of Queen Victoria and on the reverse a crowned shield of arms within olive wreath; thistle, rose, & shamrock below.

Pyke, Edgar William

England.

Silver groat from England showing on the obverse the head of William IV and on the reverse Britannia seated.

Pyke, Edgar William

England.

Silver sixpence from England showing on the obverse the head of Anne and on the reverse four crowned shields surrounding a garter star. This is a Vigo issue, coins stamped from silver or gold captured from the Spanish in Vigo Bay during the War of Spanish Succession.

Pyke, Edgar William

England.

Silver shilling from England showing on the obverse the head of James I and on the reverse the shield of arms.

Pyke, Edgar William

England.

Silver threr half pence from England showing on the obverse the head of Elizabeth I and on the reverse a cross fourch�e over quartered coat of arms with the date.

Pyke, Edgar William

England.

Silver alloy coin from eastern England minted by the Brittonic Iceni people. The image on the obverse is obscured and the reverse seems to show a stylized horse.

Pyke, Edgar William

England.

Silver sixpence from England showing on the obverse the head of Victoria and on the reverse the same in reverse. This coin is a brockage error during the minting process.

Pyke, Edgar William

England.

Silver dollar from England showing on the obverse the head of King George III and on the reverse Britannia seated surrounded by FIVE SHILLINGS DOLLAR and then again by BANK OF ENGLAND. This coin has been struck over a Spanish dollar.

Pyke, Edgar William

England.

Silver shilling from England showing on the obverse the head of King George II and on the reverse four crowned shields surrounding a garter star. This is a Lima issue, coins stamped from silver captured from the Spanish that had been mined in Peru, near Lima.

Pyke, Edgar William

England.

Silver groat from England showing on the obverse the overlapping heads of William and Mary and on the reverse a crown over 4. This groat was issued in 1689 as Maundy money.

Pyke, Edgar William

England.

Silver crown from England showing on the obverse the head of Charles II and on the reverse four crowned shields with crossed C's between.

Pyke, Edgar William

England.

Silver jubilee sixpence from England showing on the obverse the head of Victoria and on the reverse a shield. This reverse design was withdrawn after this year as coins were being gilded and passed off as half sovereigns.

Pyke, Edgar William

Ephesus.

Bronze coin from Ephesus, Ionia (modern day Turkey). The obverse shows a bee and the reverse shows a stag looking to the right over its shoulder along with the inscription of the magistrate.

Pyke, Edgar William

Epirus.

Electrotype didrachm from the kingdom of Epirus (modern day Greece and Albania) from the time of King Pyrrhus. The obverse shows the helmeted head of Aliches, and the reverse thetis vieled riding a hippocamp and holding the shield of Achilles.

Pyke, Edgar William

Euboea.

Silver drachma from the Euboean league (Island of Euboea, Greece) showing on the obverse the head of Euboea and on the reverse a bull's head and kantharos.

Pyke, Edgar William

Fahrner's compound cherry bark cough syrup.

One in the package bottle of Fahrner's compound cherry bark cough syrup, for coughs, colds, bronchitis, hoarseness, whooping cough and inflammation of the throat. Composition: syrups of wild cherry, senega, ipecac and blood root with chloroform.

Fritsch Pharmacy

Fahrner's compound syrup of white pine and tar.

One in the package bottle of Fahrner's compound syrup of white pine and tar, a reliable remedy for coughs, colds, hoarsensess, loss of voice. Composition: syrups of white pine, wild cherry, balm of gilead buds, spikenard, blood root and sassafras with pine tar and chloroform.

Fritsch Pharmacy

Fahrner's compound syrup of white pine and tar.

One in the package bottle of Fahrner's compound syrup of white pin and tar, a reliable remedy for coughs, colds, hoarseness and loss of voice. Composition: syrups of white pine, wild cherry, balm of gilead buds, spikenard, blood root, sassafras, and chloroform.

Fritsch Pharmacy

Fahrner's compound syrup of white pine eucalyptol and honey.

One in the package bottle of Fahrner's compound syrup of white pine eucalyptol and honey, a reliable remedy for coughs, colds, asthma, bronchitis, loss of voice, hoarseness. Composition: syrups of white pine, wild cherry, squill, senega, ipecac and blood root with terpin hydrate, honey, eucalyptol and chloroform.

Fritsch Pharmacy

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