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2015 $1 Unlikely Heroes - Sandy the War Horse

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2015 $1 Unlikely Heroes - Sandy the War Horse

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2015 One Dollar Coloured Frosted Uncirculated Coin

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2015 One Dollar Coloured Frosted Uncirculated Coin

During the First World War, Sandy the War Horse accompanied Major General Sir William Bridges, the first commander of the Australian Imperial Force to Gallipoli. Some 6100 Australian horses made the long journey, although Sandy, the horse with the star, was the only one to come home.

After the death of Major General Bridges, Sandy was care for by Captain Whitfield of the Veterinary Corps in Egypt from August 1915. Captain Whitfield and Sandy were transferred to France in March 1916 and Sandy was brought home two years later.

  • Monetary value = $1
  • Diameter           = 25.00 mm
  • Metal                 = Aluminium Bronze
  • Mintage             = 30,000