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Medal - Constitutional Convention, Australia, 1998 Numismatics Reg. No: NU 42196

Summary:
Australia
Constitutional Convention Medal
1998 (AD)
Awarded to: Bruce Ruxton

Other Details: This medal was awarded to Bruce Ruxton to commemorate his attendance at the Constitutional Convention in Canberra in 1998. The 1988 Constitutional Convention was instituted by the Howard federal government to consider whether Australia should become a republic and which republic model should be put to voters. The model that was finally suggested was narrowly defeated in a referendum. Bruce Ruxton was long-time head of the Victorian RSL and a vocal conservative.
Description:
Hexagonal medal encased in perspex block.
Discipline: Numismatics

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Tagged with: australian constitutional convention 1998, parliament houses
Themes this item is part of: Bruce Ruxton, Victorian President, Returned & Services League (RSL) (1926-2011), Public Life & Institutions Collection
Primary Classification: MEDALS
Secondary Classification: Civil
Tertiary Classification: governance
DateEra: 1998 AD
Obverse Description: Old Parliament House, Canberra, Australia.
Beneath: CONSTITUTIONAL / CONVENTION / 1998 / BRUCE RUXTON
Reverse Description: Australian Coat of Arms
Inscriptions: CONSTITUTIONAL / CONVENTION / 1998 / BRUCE RUXTON
Stickers on perspex block: 120 , and, 82517
Shape: Hexagonal & loop
Place Depicted: Canberra, Australian Capital Territory, Australia
Issued By: Australia, 1998
Awarded To: Bruce Ruxton, Australia, 1998

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