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Medal - Endangered Species, Palm Cockatoo, Westpac Bank 175th Anniversary, Australia, 1992 Numismatics Reg. No: NU 35520

Summary:
Australia
Medal - Endangered Species, Palm CockatooWestpac Bank 175th Anniversary 1992 (AD)
Mint: Royal Australian Mint
Other Details: This is one of a series of six endangered species medals struck in association with the World Wildlife Fund on the occasion of the 175th Anniversary of the Wespac Bank.
Description:
A small (27 mm) cupro-nickel medal struck on the occasion of the 175th Anniversary of the foundation of the Westpac Bank (Bank of New South Wales). It features a scene of two Palm Cockatoos, an endangered species.
Acquisition Information:
Donation from Westpac Banking Corporation Westpac Museum, 1992
Discipline: Numismatics
Dimensions: 27 mm (Diameter)
Weight: 7.44 g (Weight)

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Tagged with: australian native animals, endangered species, birds, cockatoos
Themes this item is part of: Public Life & Institutions Collection, Sustainable Futures Collection, Royal Australian Mint, Deakin, Canberra, Australian Capital Territory
Primary Classification: MEDALS
Secondary Classification: Commemorative
Tertiary Classification: commerce & retailing
Series: Australian Commemorative Medals
DateEra: 1992 AD
Obverse Description: At centre within a wide rim formed by a line circle, the heads of two Palm Cockatoos one facing left, the other right with feathers on head raised with trees behind; below, Palm Cockatoo; around on wide rim, World Wildlife Fund for Nations Endangered Species 1992.
Reverse Description: At centre 175 Years (the Y developing ornate curves); above, CELEBRATING , below, AUSTRALIA'S FIRST BANK
Edge Description: Plain
Inscriptions: Obverse: At centre within a wide rim formed by a line circle, the heads of two Palm Cockatoos one facing left, the other right with feathers on head raised with trees behind; below, Palm Cockatoo; around on wide rim, World Wildlife Fund for Nature Endangered Species 1992.

Reverse: At centre 175 Years (the Y developing ornate curves); above, CELEBRATING , below, AUSTRALIA'S FIRST BANK

Edge: Plain
Material: Cupro Nickel
Issued By: Westpac Banking Corporation Westpac Museum, Australia, 1992
Mint: Royal Australian Mint, Australian Capital Territory, Australia, 1992

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