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Medal - Centenary of Australian Workers Union, Australia, 1986 Numismatics Reg. No: NU 35388

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Medal, Centenary of Australian Workers Union 1986
Other Details: A one-sided copper medal struck to commemorate the centenary of the AWU. It features two clasped hands raised high.
Description:
A one-sided 44 mm. diameter copper medal struck to commemorate the centenary of the AWU featuring two clasped hands raised high; below them, AWU / 1886 - 1986 the stars of the Southern Cross to the right of the date;
around, * TO COMMEMORATE THE CENTENARY OF THE AUSTRALIAN WORKERS UNION
Acquisition Information:
Donation from Andrew Reeves - Museum of Victoria, 1989
Discipline: Numismatics
Dimensions: 44 mm (Diameter)
Weight: 27.28 g (Weight)

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Tagged with: trade unions
Themes this item is part of: Australian Workers Union (AWU), Public Life & Institutions Collection
Primary Classification: MEDALS
Secondary Classification: Commemorative
Tertiary Classification: trade unions
Series: Australian Commemorative Medals
DateEra: 1986 AD
Obverse Description: At centre two clasped hanbds raised high; below, AWU / 1886 - 1986 the stars of the Southern Cross to the right of the date;
around, * TO COMMEMORATE THE CENTENARY OF THE AUSTRALIAN WORKERS UNION
Reverse Description: Plain
Edge Description: Plain
Inscriptions: Obverse: At centre two clasped hanbds raised high; below, AWU / 1886 - 1986 the stars of the Southern Cross to the right of the date; around, * TO COMMEMORATE THE CENTENARY OF THE AUSTRALIAN WORKERS UNION
Shape: round
Material: Copper
Issued By: Australian Workers Union (AWU) Victorian Branch, Australia
Commissioned By: Australian Workers Union (AWU) Victorian Branch, Australia, 1986

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