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Medal - Robert Emmet Centenary, Victoria, Australia, 1903 Numismatics Reg. No: NU 42773

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Australia Victoria Melbourne
Medal - Robert Emmet Centenary 1903 (AD)
Robert Emmet, Irish rebel, was hanged in Ireland in 1803, a month after his capture, for ;eading an insurrectin against Dublin Castle . This medal swas struck by the Emmet Centenary Committee of Melbourne.
Description:
Obverse: Head of Emmet. Around: ROBERT EMMET / DIED FOR IRELAND SEP. 20 1803
Reverse: Around: EMMET CENTENARY COMMITTEE MELBOURNE 1903 . In centre: TO / PERPETUATE / THE MEMORY OF / IRELAND'S / NOBLEST PATRIOT/ AND/ MARTYR
Discipline: Numismatics
Dimensions: 25 mm (Diameter)

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Themes this item is part of: Public Life & Institutions Collection
Primary Classification: MEDALS
Secondary Classification: Commemorative
Tertiary Classification: political leaders
DateEra: 1903 AD
Obverse Description: Head of Emmet left. Around: ROBERT EMMET / DIED FOR IRELAND SEP. 20 1803
Reverse Description: Around: EMMET CENTENARY COMMITTEE MELBOURNE 1903 . In centre: TO/PERPETUATE/THE MEMORY OF/IRELAND'S / NOBLEST PATRIOT/ AND/ MARTYR
Inscriptions: ROBERT EMMET DIED FOR IRELAND SEP. 20 1803
EMMET CENTENARY COMMITTEE MELBOURNE 1903
TO PERPETUATE THE MEMORY OF IRELAND'S NOBLEST PATRIOT AND MARTYR
Shape: Round with hole
Material: Gilt Bronze
Issued By: Emmet Centenary Committee, Melbourne, Victoria, Australia, 1903
Person Depicted: Robert Emmet, Ireland
References: Carlisle 1903/3

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