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Memorial Plaque - The Death Penny with Memorial Scroll

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The WW1 Memorial Plaque - also known as the Death Penny or Dead Mans Penny - was awarded to personnel killed as a result of war. Over 1.3 Million World War One Memorial Plaques were issued. Plaques were awarded to the next of kin of those killed in action and were accompanied by a memorial scroll from the King. Our replica Memorial Plaque will be engraved and includes a reproduction of the Memorial Scroll.

The original Memorial Plaque was bronze, our replica is pewter which is then copper plated and chemically bronzed measuring (as the original) 11.5cm (4.5") and weighs 216 grams. We manufacture our Memorial Plaque in Birmingham's famous Jewellery Quarter making this one of the most authentic and precise replicas available today.

Your plaque will be engraved with the same details as the originals, please note that the plaques were named with just christian or forenames and surname, no rank, number or unit was shown. The Memorial Scroll (included free of charge) will also be personalised with the name and regiment, service or unit of the deceased.

Sku: LPLAQUE
  • Stock items not requiring any customisation are normally shipped from stock within 48 hours. If an item is out of stock you will be notified by email shortly after placing your order.
  • Please be aware that all of our frames and cases are handmade to order and will take up to 28 for delivery. We can however work to a tight deadline, simply let us know and we will be happy to oblige.
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Our team of tailors work tirelessly to mount medals court or swing style to the exacting standards required by our British Armed Forces. 

  • On a loose ribbon - medals will be supplied on a 6 inch length of loose ribbon.
  • Swing Mounting - medals are sewn onto a brooch bar and swing freely from the bar ready to wear. This method of mounting is typically used for mounting World War 1 & World War 2 medals. Please not that mounting charges are PER MEDAL.
  • Court Mounting - medals are sewn to a back board of corresponding ribbons with a pin brooch across top and held rigid so not to swing and hit against each other. This is the method of mounted adopted by todays armed forces. Please not that mounting charges are PER MEDAL.
  • StayBright - you can opt to have your medals coated with a stay bright coating to protect them from tarnishing.

Please contact us for any further information you require or visit our Medal Mounting collection here.