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Medal - Methodist Babies Home, Victoria, Australia, 1928 Numismatics Reg. No: NU 42782

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Australia Victoria Melbourne
Methodist Babies Home , 1928 (AD)

The Methodist Babies' Home was inaugurated in 1925 and opened in 1929. This medal is to commemorate the laying of the foundation stones on 1st December 1928.
Description:
Obverse: Methodist Babies Home building in centre. Above: METHODIST. Below: BABIES HOME / MELBOURNE.
Reverse:In background, wreath. shield inscribed: TO / COMMEMORATE / THE LAYING OF / FOUNDATION / STONES / 1ST, DEC. 1928
Discipline: Numismatics
Dimensions: 24 mm (Diameter)

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Tagged with: architecture, religions
Themes this item is part of: Childhood & Youth Collection, Public Life & Institutions Collection, Methodist Babies Home, South Yarra, 1929-1970
Primary Classification: MEDALS
Secondary Classification: Commemorative
Tertiary Classification: public institutions
DateEra: 1928 AD
Obverse Description: Methodist Babies Home building in centre. Above: METHODIST. Below: BABIES HOME / MELBOURNE.
Reverse Description: In background, wreath. shield inscribed: TO / COMMEMORATE / THE LAYING OF / FOUNDATION / STONES / 1ST, DEC. 1928
Edge Description: Plain
Inscriptions: METHODIST BABIES HOME MELBOURNE.
TO COMMEMORATE THE LAYING OF FOUNDATION STONES 1ST, DEC. 1928
Shape: Round with loop
Material: Silver
Issued By: Methodist Babies Home, Melbourne, Victoria, Australia, 01 Dec 1928
References: Not in Carlisle

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