Pass - Melbourne Centennial International Exhibition, Australia, 1888 Numismatics Reg. No: NU 48398

Melbourne Centennial International Exhibition (MCIE) gold pass presented to the Hon Joseph Henry Connor (1834-1899), a member of parliament and MCIE commissioner. Connor served on a number of MCIE committees: Animal Products, Vegetable Products, and Refreshments. It is believed that this pass granted access to the Exhibition Buildings and grounds for the duration of the exhibition.
Diamond shaped medal with fixed ring at top. Decorated on both sides with MCIE logo surrounded by text. Owner's name engraved on reverse.
Discipline: Numismatics
Dimensions: 25 mm (Height), 19 mm (Width)

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Tagged with: exhibitions melbourne international centennial 1888-1889, commissioners, exhibitions, exhibition passes
Themes this item is part of: Numismatics & Philately Collection, Public Life & Institutions Collection, Royal Exhibition Building Collection
Primary Classification: TOKENS
Secondary Classification: Australia - Victoria
Tertiary Classification: exhibition passes
DateEra: 1888 AD
Obverse Description: Around four sides, MELBOURNE 1888/ INTERNATIONAL/ CENTENNIAL/ EXHIBITION
Reverse Description: Around logo, Hon. J. H/ Connor M.L.C. / Commissioner
Inscriptions: Around four sides of obverse: MELBOURNE 1888/ INTERNATIONAL/ CENTENNIAL/ EXHIBITION
Engraved around upper two sides of reverse above logo: Hon. J. H/ Connor M.L.C.
Engraved under logo on reverse: Commissioner
Shape: Diamond & Loop
Material: Gold
Issued By: Exhibition: 1888 Centennial, Melbourne, Melbourne, Victoria, Australia, 1888-1889
Awarded to: Honourable Joseph Connor, Melbourne, Victoria, Australia, 1888-1889
Place & Date of Event: Royal Exhibition Building (REB), Melbourne, Victoria, Australia, 1888-1889

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