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Medal - 75th Anniversary of Australian Federation, ANZ Numismatic Society, Victoria, Australia, 1976 Numismatics Reg. No: NU 35385

Summary:
Australia Victoria Melbourne
75th Anniversary of Federation medal 1976
Mint: K.G.Luke
ANZ Numismatic Society medal
Other Details: This is one of many medals made to commemorate the 75th anniversary of Federation. This example features Parliament House, Victoria, and was issued by the ANZ Numismatic Society. Decimalisation in the mid-1960s saw a number of new collector societies formed. One was the ANZ Bank Numismatic Society, which was formed in 1965.
Description:
Gilt medal with antique finish (matt with dark matter in high relief) featuring:
Obverse:View of Parliament House, Victoria; around above, 75TH. ANNIVERSARY OF FEDERATION / AUSTRALIA
below, ORIGINAL / 1901 / FEDERAL PARLIAMENT HOUSE
Reverse: At centre within broad rim decorated with stars, ANZ / NUMISMATIC SOCIETY / MELBOURNE / EST. 1965 / ***
below in tiny letters the mint name. K.G.LUKE
Discipline: Numismatics
Dimensions: 51 mm (Diameter)
Weight: 54.87 g (Weight)

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Tagged with: australian federation 1901, parliament houses
Themes this item is part of: ANZ Numismatic Society, Melbourne, Victoria, K.G. Luke, Medal & Trophy Makers, Melbourne, Victoria, Public Life & Institutions Collection
Primary Classification: MEDALS
Secondary Classification: Commemorative
Tertiary Classification: australian federation
Series: Australian Commemorative Medals
DateEra: 1976 AD
Obverse Description: View of Parliament House, Victoria; around above, 75TH. ANNIVERSARY OF FEDERATION / AUSTRALIA
below, ORIGINAL / 1901 / FEDERAL PARLIAMENT HOUSE
Reverse Description: At centre within broad rim decorated with stars, ANZ / NUMISMATIC SOCIETY / MELBOURNE / EST. 1965 / ***
below in tiny letters the mint name. K.G.LUKE
Edge Description: Stamped * 80
Inscriptions: Obverse:View of Parliament House, Victoria; around above, 75TH. ANNIVERSARY OF FEDERATION / AUSTRALIA
below, ORIGINAL / 1901 / FEDERAL PARLIAMENT HOUSE
Reverse: At centre within broad rim decorated with stars, ANZ / NUMISMATIC SOCIETY / MELBOURNE / EST. 1965 / ***
below in tiny letters the mint name. K.G.LUKE
Shape: round
Material: Silver
Issued By: ANZ Numismatic Society, Melbourne, Victoria, Australia, 1976
Mint: K. G. Luke (Mint), 1976
Commissioned By: ANZ Numismatic Society, Melbourne, Victoria, Australia, 1976

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