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Medal - Hopwood's Punt Echuca, Australia Numismatics Reg. No: NU 35051

Summary:
Australia Victoria Echuca
Other Details: A tourist memento depicting the punt across the river run by Hopwood in 1857 with a horse-drawn wool load arriving and the Bridge Hotel in 1858. It is given a nominal denomination of ONE PENNY.
Description:
A copper (32 mm dia. 14.08 g.) tourist mementoe depicting the punt across the river run by Hopwood in 1857 with a horse-drawn wool load arriving and the Bridge Hotel in 1858. It is given a nominal denomination of ONE PENNY
Discipline: Numismatics
Dimensions: 32 mm (Diameter)
Weight: 14.08 g (Weight)

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Tagged with: punts, tourist medals
Themes this item is part of: Public Life & Institutions Collection
Primary Classification: MEDALS
Secondary Classification: Commemorative
Tertiary Classification: recreation & tourism
Series: Australian Commemorative Medals
Obverse Description: Scene of Hopwood's Punt arriving at Echuka delivering a horse-drawn load of wool (another waits on the far bank); above, HOPWOOD'S PUNT ECHUKA below, 1857 / ONE PENNY
Reverse Description: View of front of hotel, above, BRIDGE HOTEL in exergue, 1858
in small letters on sides of date the mint name, BRIM MELB
Edge Description: Plain
Inscriptions: Obverse: Scene of Hopwood's Punt arriving at Echuca delivering a horse-drawn load of wool (another waits on the far bank); above, HOPWOOD'S PUNT ECHUCA below, 1857 / ONE PENNY
Reverse: View of front of hotel, above, BRIDGE HOTEL in exergue, 1858
in small letters on sides of date the mint name, BRIM MELB
Material: Copper
Issued By: Australia
Mint: Brim Medallions, Western Australia, Australia

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