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Medal - Royal Visit of Queen Elizabeth II, Australia, 1954 Numismatics Reg. No: NU 42904

Summary:
Australia
1954 (AD)
Medal , Royal Visit , Elizabeth II and Duke of Edinburgh
Mint: K G Luke
Description:
Obverse: Conjoined busts of Elizabeth II and Duke of Edinburgh; around, ELIZABETH II : THE DUKE OF EDINBURGH. ROYAL TOUR. 1954.
Reverse: Laurel wreath. Below, LUKE.
Separate loop is detached from medal.
Discipline: Numismatics
Dimensions: 29 mm (Diameter)

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Tagged with: royal visit to australia 1954, royal visits
Themes this item is part of: K.G. Luke, Medal & Trophy Makers, Melbourne, Victoria, Public Life & Institutions Collection, HRH Prince Philip, Duke of Edinburgh (1921- ), HM Queen Elizabeth II (1926- )
Primary Classification: MEDALS
Secondary Classification: Commemorative
Tertiary Classification: royal visits
DateEra: 1954 AD
Obverse Description: Conjoined busts of Elizabeth II and Duke of Edinburgh. Around, ELIZABETH II : THE DUKE OF EDINBURGH. ROYAL TOUR. 1954.
Reverse Description: Laurel wreath. Below, LUKE.
Edge Description: Plain
Inscriptions: ELIZABETH II THE DUKE OF EDINBURGH ROYAL TOUR 1954
LUKE
Shape: Round with loop
Material: Gilt bronze
Issued By: Australia, 1954
Mint: K. G. Luke (Mint), Melbourne, Victoria, Australia, 1954
Person Depicted: HM Queen Elizabeth II, England, Great Britain, 1954
Person Depicted: HRH Prince Philip Duke of Edinburgh, England, Great Britain, 1954
References: Carlisle 1954/2

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paul meersbergen Posted on 01 Jun 2010 5:36 PM
could you please tell me how many were made of this medal and how much would it be worth
thank you
Discovery Centre Posted on 02 Jun 2010 11:17 AM
Museum Victoria Comment
Hi Paul. According to Leslie Carlisle's Australian Historical Medals the mintage of this medal is not known. Unfortunately the medalmakers K G Luke are no longer operating. As indicated below Museum Victoria can't give valuations - please refer to our Question of the Week on Coin Valuations for information on this: http://museumvictoria.com.au/discoverycentre/discovery-centre-news/2009-archive/coin-valuations/

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