2002 Golden Jubilee Award
The Queen's Golden Jubilee Medal
The Commemorative Medal for Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II's Golden
Jubilee was created to mark the 50th anniversary of the accession of Her Majesty to the Throne on February 6, 1952.
It is awarded to those persons who, like
you, have made a significant contribution
to Canada, to their community or to their
The obverse side of the medal bears the
current Canadian effigy of Her Majesty;
the reverse side, the Royal Crown above a
single maple leaf on which is
superimposed the Royal Cypher. The
medal is suspended from a ribbon on which the outer stripes appear in red,
followed by broad royal blue stripes, white
stripes and a red stripe in the center.
This Commemorative Medal is part of the Jubilee year celebrations organized by the Department of Canadian Heritage.