Religion and Philosophy

The D numbering used here is the numismatic listing by George Dean from A Handbook on E. W. Cole His Book Arcade, Tokens and Medals which can be viewed in the Biographical section.

George’s book also includes a numismatically-oriented biography of Cole’s life.

 

D14

COLE’S BOOK ARCADE MELBOURNE
ALWAYS DO THAT WHICH YOU
BELIEVE TO BE RIGHT

 

D22

MAXIMS OF RIGHT AND TRUTH AND
UNIVERSAL BROTHERHOOD WILL BE STAMPED
ON THE COINAGE OF THE
FEDERATED WORLD
FEDERATION OF THE WORLD MEDALS ISSUED BY
E.W. COLE BOOK ARCADE MELBOURNE

 

D24

ACQUAINTANCE ONLY REQUIRED
IF ALL MEN THROUGHOUT THE WORLD
WERE ACQUAINTED WITH EACH OTHER
THERE WOULD BE NO WAR
FEDERATION OF THE WORLD MEDALS ISSUED BY
E.W. COLE BOOK ARCADE MELBOURNE

 

D24

ALL MEN ARE BROTHERS
THE PEOPLE EVERYWHERE THAT YOU DO NOT KNOW
ARE AS GOOD AS THE PEOPLE THAT YOU DO KNOW

 

D32

HUMANITY IS PROGRESS
THE REIGN OF IGNORANCE AND FORCE ARE GOING
THE REIGN OF KNOWLEDGE AND HUMANITY IS COMING

 

D32

HUMANITY IS THE EQUITY OF THE HEART
HUMANITY IS THE FAIREST FLOWER
THAT BLOOMS IN THE HUMAN BREAST
FEDERATION OF THE WORLD MEDALS ISSUED BY
E.W. COLE BOOK ARCADE MELBOURNE

 

D34

TRUTH
“THE VICTORIES OF TRUTH ARE THE MOST GLORIOUS
BECAUSE THEY ARE THE MOST BLOODLESS
OF ALL VICTORIES, DERIVING THEIR LUSTRE FROM
THE NUMBER OF THE SAVED NOT OF THE SLAIN”
FEDERATION OF THE WORLD MEDALS ISSUED
BY E.W. COLE BOOK ARCADE MELBOURNE

 

D42

COUNTRY AND RELIGION
“LET THE WORLD BE YOU COUNTRY
AND TO DO GOOD BE YOUR RELIGION”

 

D42

“THE WHOLE WORLD IS THE
FATHERLAND OF THE NOBLEMINDED”
FEDERATION OF THE WORLD MEDALS ISSUED
BY E.W. COLE BOOK ARCADE MELBOURNE

 

D47

THE ELEVENTH COMMANDMENT
A NEW COMMANDMENT GIVE I UNTO YOU
THAT YE LOVE ONE ANOTHER
FEDERATION OF THE WORLD MEDALS ISSUED
BY E.W. COLE BOOK ARCADE MELBOURNE

 

D49

LORDS PRAYER
OUR FATHER WHICH ART IN HEAVEN
HALLOWED BE THY NAME THEY KINGDOM COME
THY WILL BE DONE ON EARTH AS IT IS IN HEAVEN
GIVE US THIS DAY OUR DAILY BREAD AND
FORGIVE USĀ  OUR TRESPASSES AS WE FORGIVE THOSE
WHO TRESPASS AGAINST US LEAD US NOT INTO TEMPTATION
BUT DELIVER US FROM EVIL FOR THINE IS THE KINGDOM
THE POWER AND THE GLORY FOR EVER & EVER
AMEN

 

D52

LABOR
LABOR IS NOBLE AND BEST FOR ALL
IT PRODUCES ALMOST EVERY BLESSING WE ENJOY
IT GIVES US HOMES FOOD CLOTHING LUXURIES
ARTS LEARNING IT PROFITABLY OCCUPIES OUR TIME
AND MAKES US HEALTHIER WEALTHIER
WISER WORTHIER AND HAPPIER
FEDERATION OF THE WORLD MEDALS ISSUED
BY E.W. COLE BOOK ARCADE MELBOURNE

 

D52

RELIGION
THE THREE GRANDEST TRUTHS OF UNIVERSAL RELIGION ARE
THE FATHERHOOD OF GOD
THE BROTHERHOOD OF MAN
AND PROGRESSIVE IMMORTALITY

 

D59

LABOR ENOBLES A MAN
IDLENESS DEBASES HIM

 

D61

COLE’S TEXT FOR A BILLION SERMONS
A KNOWLEDGE OF TRUTH IS BEST FOR HUMAN WELFARE
THEREFORE TO OBSERVE ENQUIRE READ AND THINK
IN ORDER TO FIND TRUTH
IS THE HIGHEST DUTY OF MAN

 

D63

BE GOOD AND YOU WILL BE HAPPY
FEDERATION OF THE WORLD MEDALS ISSUED
BY E.W. COLE BOOK ARCADE MELBOURNE

 

D65

BE GOOD AND YOU WILL BE HAPPY
AND MAKE OTHERS HAPPY
FEDERATION OF THE WORLD MEDALS ISSUED
BY E.W. COLE BOOK ARCADE MELBOURNE

 

D68

BE GOOD AND DO GOOD
HINDOO MAXIM

 

D68

PURE THOUGHTS PURE WORDS PURE DEEDS
PARSEE MAXIM
FEDERATION OF THE WORLD MEDALS ISSUED
BY E.W. COLE BOOK ARCADE MELBOURNE

 

D73

COLE’S BOOK ARCADE MELBOURNE
ALWAYS DO THAT WHICH YOU BELIEVE TO BE RIGHT

 

D75

DARE TO DO RIGHT
FEAR TO DO WRONG
FEDERATION OF THE WORLD MEDALS ISSUED
BY E.W. COLE BOOK ARCADE MELBOURNE

 

D77

LAY UP REAL TREASURES
DO NOT SPEND ALL YOUR LEISURE TIME IN
IDLENESS PLAY NOVEL READING ETC.
BUT USE A PART OF IT TO IMPROVE YOUR MIND
AND DO SOME GOOD

 

D78

FOR REMEMBER
THAT THE KNOWLEDGE AND GOODNESS
WHICH YOU ACQUIRE IN THIS WORLD
WILL BE YOUR ONLY STOCK-IN-TRADE
TO START WITH IN THE NEXT
FEDERATION OF THE WORLD MEDALS ISSUED
BY E.W. COLE BOOK ARCADE MELBOURNE

 

D81

FRIEND
IT IS YOUR DUTY AS ONE OF THE HUMAN FAMILY
TO HELP TO FEDERATE THE WHOLE WORLD
& OTHERWISE ASSIST TO MAKE ALL MANKIND HAPPY

 

D83

READING AND THINKING BRING WISDOM
FEDERATION OF THE WORLD MEDALS ISSUED
BY E.W. COLE BOOK ARCADE MELBOURNE

 

D83

THE HAPPINESS OF MANKIND,
THE REAL SALVATION OF THE WORLD
MUST COME ABOUT BY EVERY PERSON
IN EXISTENCE BEING TAUGHT
TO READ AND INDUCED TO THINK

 

D86

ACQUAINTANCE ONLY REQUIRED
IF ALL MEN THROUGHOUT THE WORLD
WERE ACQUAINTED WITH EACH OTHER
THERE WOULD BE LITTLE OR NO WAR
FOR THEN ONLY THE VERY WICKED
WOULD HAVE TO BE KEPT IN ORDER
BY THE WORLD’S POLICE
FEDERATION OF THE WORLD MEDALS ISSUED
BY E.W. COLE BOOK ARCADE MELBOURNE

 

D88

READ THE OTHER SIDE
AND DISCUSS IT
FEDERATION OF THE WORLD MEDALS ISSUED
BY E.W. COLE BOOK ARCADE MELBOURNE

 

D89

CAUSES OF VARIATION IN MANKIND
MAN IS BUILT UP BY TWO CAUSES
FROM HIS PARENTS AND THE
SUM TOTAL OF HIS ENVIRONMENTS
SUCH AS FOOD CLOTHING SHELTER
CLIMATE LOCALITY EDUCATION
OCCUPATION ETC.
MADE IN U.S.A.

 

D89

HIS SKIN-COLOR IS CAUSED BY THE SUN
* HE DEGENERATES IN THE ENERVATING TROPICS
* HE EVOLVES PHYSICALLY STRONGER IN
THE BRACING TEMPERATE REGIONS
FEDERATION OF THE WORLD MEDALS ISSUED
BY E.W. COLE BOOK ARCADE MELBOURNE

 

D90

GUIDE TO CONDUCT
IF EVER YOU FEEL INCLINED TO WRONG ANYONE
IN WORD OR DEED WHISPER TO YOURSELF
DO UNTO OTHERS AS YOU WOULD THEY DO UNTO YOU
MADE IN U.S.A.

 

D90

THE WAYS TO BE HAPPY
MAKE OTHERS AS HAPPY AS YOU CAN
AND THEY WILL LOVE YOU AND MAKE YOU HAPPY
IN RETURN, SUCH IS THE CHIEF WAY TO HAPPINESS
FEDERATION OF THE WORLD MEDALS ISSUED
BY E.W. COLE BOOK ARCADE MELBOURNE

 

D93

ALL MEN ARE BROTHERS
THE PEOPLE EVERYWHERE THAT WE DO NOT KNOW
ARE AS GOOD AS THE PEOPLE THAT WE DO KNOW
FEDERATION OF THE WORLD MEDAL
MADE AND ISSUED IN JAPAN
BY E.W. COLE BOOK ARCADE MELBOURNE
AUSTRALIA MEIJI 36

 

D93

[SAME MESSAGE AS REVERSE SIDE OF D93 IN JAPANESE]

 

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