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Medal - Sesquicentenary of Victoria, Gold Prize Medal, Victoria, Australia, 1985 Numismatics Reg. No: NU 35715

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Australia Victoria
Medal - Victorian Sesquicentenary Gold Prize Medal 1985 (AD)
Mint: Brim Medallions
Other Details: A large (51 mm dia.) gold-plated medal struck for sale to clubs etc. wishing to make awards incorporating the sesquicentenary of Victoria in 1984-5. It features the State floral emblem, the Pink Heath with space for engraving the winners name and details, and the sesquicentenary logo.
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A gold plated medal struck for sale to clubs etc. wishing to make awards incorporating the sesquicentenary of Victoria in 1984-5. It features the State floral emplem, the Pink Heath with space for engraving the winner's name and details, and the sesquicentenary logo. Stored in blue box as it would be offered for sale.
Acquisition Information:
Donation from Emil Hafner, 1985
Discipline: Numismatics
Dimensions: 51 mm (Diameter)
Weight: 55.42 g (Weight)

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Tagged with: blue heath, celebrations, flowers, sport, state emblems, victoria sesquicentenary 1985
Themes this item is part of: Leisure Collection, Public Life & Institutions Collection
Primary Classification: MEDALS
Secondary Classification: Commemorative
Tertiary Classification: sesquicentenary of victoria
Series: Australian Commemorative Medals
DateEra: 1985 AD
Obverse Description: A single stalks of Pink Heath, the Victorian State Floral emblem; below in small letters, PINK HEATH * BRIM MELB * VICTORIA
Reverse Description: Logo of the Victorian sesquicentenary; below, VICTORIA 150 / GROWING TOGETHER 1984-5
at rim in small letters the mint name, BRIM MELB
Edge Description: Plain
Inscriptions: (edge) plain
(obverse) A single stalks of Pink Heath, the Victorian State Floral emblem; below in small letters, PINK HEATH * BRIM MELB * VICTORIA
(reverse) Logo of the Victorian esquicentenary; below, VICTORIA 150 / GROWING TOGETHER 1984-5 at rim in small letters the mint name, BRIM MELB
Material: Gilt
Issued By: Victoria, Australia
Mint: Brim Medallions (Mint), Melbourne, Victoria, Australia, 1985

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