Queen Elizabeth's Armada Medal. AD 1589. Also called 'Dangers Averted' Medal. The bronze original commemorates the defeat of the Spanish Armadain 1588. On the reverse is a Bay tree, depicting England, its inscription meaning 'Not even perils touch it'. National Maritime Museum, London. Height 60mm. This example is made in 9 carat gold and is supplied on a 20" gold chain.