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Medal - Visit of Duke & Duchess of Cornwall & York, Victoria, Australia, 1901 Numismatics Reg. No: NU 42824

Summary:
Australia Victoria Melbourne
Visit of Duke and Duchess of Cornwall and York 1901 (AD)
Mint: Stokes
Other Details: Silver medal issued to commemorate the visit of the Duke and Duchess of Cornwall and York to Australia in 1901. The Duke and Duchess of Cornwall and York arrived in May 1901 to open the first Commonwealth Parliament. Their tour was one of the most lavish undertaken by the monarchy.
Description:
3/4 bust of Edward VII crown above, around within wreath, EDWARD VII R.I. . FEAR GOD HONOR THE KING (obverse)
Busts of Duke and Duchess; above, T.R.H. THE DUKE & DUCHESS OF / CORNWALL / & YORK 1901 / WELCOME / TO AUSTRALIA (reverse)
Discipline: Numismatics
Dimensions: 23 mm (Diameter)

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Tagged with: australian federation 1901, royal visits
Themes this item is part of: Public Life & Institutions Collection, HRH Edward VII (1841-1910), HRH King George V (1865-1936), HM Queen Mary (1867-1953), Stokes & Son, Medal Makers, Melbourne, Victoria & Sydney, New South Wales
Primary Classification: MEDALS
Secondary Classification: Commemorative
Tertiary Classification: royal visits
Series: Australian Commemorative Medals
DateEra: 1901 AD
Obverse Description: 3/4 bust of Edward VII crown above, around within wreath, EDWARD VII R.I. . FEAR GOD HONOR THE KING
Reverse Description: Busts of Duke and Duchess; above, T.R.H. THE DUKE & DUCHESS OF / CORNWALL / & YORK 1901 / WELCOME / TO AUSTRALIA
Southern Cross constellation between Duke and Duchess
Inscriptions: EDWARD VII R.I. FEAR GOD HONOR THE KING
T.R.H. THE DUKE & DUCHESS OF CORNWALL & YORK 1901 WELCOME TO AUSTRALIA
Shape: round
Material: Silver
Issued By: Melbourne, Victoria, Australia, 1901
Mint: Stokes & Sons, Australia, 1901
Person Depicted: King Edward VII, England, Great Britain, 1901
Person Depicted: HRH George Duke of Cornwall & York, England, Great Britain, 1901
Person Depicted: HRH Mary Duchess of Cornwall & York, England, Great Britain, 1901
References: Carlisle 1901/16

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