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The Political badges, F3338 collection consist of 39 badges that relate to issues and groups such as the anti-Vietnam War movement, anti-uranium mining, disarmament and Women's International League for Peace and Freedom. The badges were collected by Judith Campbell.
Circular badge with irregular edges from encircled olive branch in green and outlined in gold. At centre is blue background and text 'PAX' in gold.
This badge was probably made for the peace movement. Pax is Latin for peace and was depicted on Roman coins as a personification of the goddess of peace. She was usually represented as a young woman with a cornucopia in her left hand and the olive branch in her right hand. (Information from Parchami, Ali (2009). Hegemonic Peace and Empire the Pax Romana, Britannica and Americana. Taylor & Francis, Hoboken)