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Badge - Celtic Club, Victoria, Australia, 1903-1904 Numismatics Reg. No: NU 44312

Summary:
Celtic Club Badge made in Melbourne, circa 1903. The badge was presented to an unknown recipient by President of the Celtic Club, Mr Fox, for zeal in 1903-4.

The Celtic Club was founded on 26 September 1887, as a semi-political association, which was supportive of Irish Home Rule and championed the rights of Irish Australians.
Description:
9ct gold, hand-made. In centre , Celtic harp superimposed over shamrock. Above, inverted horseshoe , engraved THE CELTIC CLUB. Two stars above horseshoe. Sphere at left end of horseshoe, appears to be missing from right side. Three loops on top.
Discipline: Numismatics
Dimensions: 27 mm (Width), 27 mm (Length)

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Tagged with: immigration
Themes this item is part of: Cultural Diversity Collection, Migration Collection
Primary Classification: CULTURAL IDENTITY
Secondary Classification: Ethnicity - Organisations
Tertiary Classification: badges
DateEra: 1903-1904 AD
Obverse Description: Obverse: On horseshoe , engraved THE CELTIC CLUB
Reverse Description: On horseshoe:: PRESENTED BY M.J. FOX. PRESIDENT. On shamrock: MELBOURNE/ 1903-4 / TO
Inscriptions: Obverse: On horseshoe , engraved THE CELTIC CLUB
Reverse: On horseshoe:: PRESENTED BY M.J. FOX. PRESIDENT. On shamrock: MELBOURNE/ 1903-4 / TO
Material: Gold
Issued By: Celtic Club, Melbourne, Victoria, Australia, 1903
References: http://www.celticclub.com.au/documents/HistoryoftheCelticClub.pdf

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