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Medal - Tasmanian 150th Anniversary of British Settlement, Tasmania, Australia, 1953-1954 Numismatics Reg. No: NU 42901

Summary:
Australia Tasmania
150th Anniversary of British Settlement 1953 - 1954 (AD)
Mint: Stokes
Other Details: Bronze medal dated 1953-54, commemorating sesquicentenary of British settlement of Tasmania.
Description:
Arms of Tasmania, above 1803-04; below, 1953-54; (obverse)
Map of Tasmania surrounded by sea with British flag on flagpole from centre of the island; around, TASMANIA COMMEMORATES THE 150TH ANNIVERSARY OF BRITISH SETTLEMENT (reverse)
Discipline: Numismatics
Dimensions: 31 mm (Diameter)

More information

Themes this item is part of: Public Life & Institutions Collection, Stokes & Son, Medal Makers, Melbourne, Victoria & Sydney, New South Wales
Primary Classification: MEDALS
Secondary Classification: Commemorative
Tertiary Classification: public events
Series: Commemorative
DateEra: 1953-1954 AD
Obverse Description: Arms of Tasmania, above 1803-04; below, 1953-54
Reverse Description: Map of Tasmania surrounded by sea with British flag on flagpole from centre of the island; around, TASMANIA COMMEMORATES THE 150TH ANNIVERSARY OF BRITISH SETTLEMENT
Inscriptions: 1803-04 1953-54
TASMANIA COMMEMORATES THE 150TH ANNIVERSARY OF BRITISH SETTLEMENT
Shape: Round with loop
Material: Gilt Bronze
Issued By: Tasmania, Australia, 1953-1954
Mint: Stokes (Mint), Melbourne, Victoria, Australia, 1953-1954
References: Carlisle 1953-4/2

Comments

Paulina Robbins van Rijn Posted on 26 Feb 2011 5:20 AM
Dear Madame,
My Father Captain John van Rijn received one - I would like to be able to print the RIBBON in his awards list but can't find this. Please please help me :)
P
Discovery Centre Posted on 01 Mar 2011 12:39 PM
Museum Victoria Comment
Hi Paulina,
Have you tried contacting the Tasmanian Government, as they originally issued the medal?

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