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Medal - Centenary of 1888 International Exhibition, Proof Strike, Australia, 1988 Numismatics Reg. No: NU 36502

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Australia Victoria Melbourne
Medal - Centenary of the 1888 International Exhibition and Australian Bicentenary, 1988
A silver medal struck with mirror-proof fields and matt relief to commemorate the centenary of the 1888 - 89 Melbourne International Exhibition, struck from a die based on an original medal (with the original Stokes & Martin mint name retained)
It features a view of the Royal Exhibition Building and the logo of the Australian bicentenary
Description:
A silver medal struck with mirror-proof fields and matt relief to commemorate the centenary of the 1888 - 89 Melbourne International Exhibition, struck from a die based on an original medal (with the original Stokes & Martin mint name retained)
It features a view of the Royal Exhibition Building and the logo of the Australian bicentenary
Acquisition Information:
Donation from Stokes (Australasia) Pty. Ltd., 1990
Discipline: Numismatics
Dimensions: 39 mm (Diameter)
Weight: 25.66 g (Weight)

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Tagged with: australian bicentenary 1788-1988, celebrations, exhibitions, royal exhibition building
Themes this item is part of: Royal Exhibition Building Collection, Public Life & Institutions Collection, Stokes & Son, Medal Makers, Melbourne, Victoria & Sydney, New South Wales
Primary Classification: MEDALS
Secondary Classification: Commemorative
Tertiary Classification: melbourne centennial exhibition 1888-1889
Series: Commemorative
DateEra: 1988 AD
Obverse Description: View of the Royal Exhibition Building set in its garden with flags flying; below, STOKES & MARTIN MELBOURNE;
around above, CENTENNIAL INTERNATIONAL EXHIBITION; in exergue, * 1888 . 89 * / MELBOURNE
Reverse Description: Australian bicentenary logo with © at lower right; around above, The Australian Bicentenary; below, 1788 . 1988
Edge Description: plain
Inscriptions: Obverse: View of the Royal Exhibition Building set in its garden with flags flying; below, STOKES & MARTIN MELBOURNE;
around above, CENTENNIAL INTERNATIONAL EXHIBITION; in exergue, * 1888 . 89 * / MELBOURNE
Reverse: Australian bicentenary logo with © at lower right; around above, The Australian Bicentenary; below, 1788 . 1988
Material: Silver
Issued By: Australia, 1988
Mint: Stokes (Australasia) Pty. Ltd., Melbourne, Victoria, Australia, 1988

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