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Medal - Hotham Permanent Building Society, Victoria, Australia, circa 1985 Numismatics Reg. No: NU 35393

Summary:
Australia
Medal - Hotham Permanent Building Society, c. 1985
Mint: Stokes (Australasia)
Other Details: Copper medal featuring bust of Sir Charles Hotham and detailing events from his career as Governor of Victoria. It was issued by the Hotham Permanent Building Society. The Perth Building Society acquired a controlling interest in Hotham in 1982. This was converted to a 100% holding in 1985. The Perth Building Society and Hotham Permanent Building Society merged in April 1987 to form Challenge Bank Limited.
Description:
Copper medal (51 mm) featuring bust of Sir Charles Hotham and detailing events from his career as Governor of Victoriaissued by the Hotham Permanent Building Society as a memento
Acquisition Information:
Donation from Hotham Permanent Building Society
Discipline: Numismatics
Dimensions: 51 mm (Diameter)
Weight: 67.28 g (Weight)

More information

Tagged with: building societies, gold
Themes this item is part of: Public Life & Institutions Collection, Stokes & Son, Medal Makers, Melbourne, Victoria & Sydney, New South Wales
Primary Classification: MEDALS
Secondary Classification: Commemorative
Tertiary Classification: commerce & retailing
Series: Australian Commemorative Medals
DateEra: circa 1985 AD
Obverse Description: At centre within a raised broad rim a bust of Sir Charles facing, head 3/4 right in formal uniform, below in small letters, sir charles hitham k.c.b. 1806 - 1855; around, PRESENTED AS A PERMANENT MEMENTO * HOTHAM PERMANENT BUILDING SOCIETY *
Reverse Description: At centre on a scroll between olive branches, LANDED / IN / MELBOURNE / JUNE 22ND 1854 / APPOINTED / CAPT. GENERAL / GOVERNOR / IN CHIEF; around above, SIR CHARLES HOTHAM K.C.B.; around below, APPOINTED LIEUTENANT GOVERNOR OF VICTORIA 1853
Edge Description: Plain
Inscriptions: Obverse:
At centre within a raised broad rim a bust of Sir Charles facing, head 3/4 right in formal uniform, below in small letters, sir charles hitham k.c.b. 1806 - 1855; around, PRESENTED AS A PERMANENT MEMENTO * HOTHAM PERMANENT BUILDING SOCIETY *

Reverse: At centre on a scroll between olive branches, LANDED / IN / MELBOURNE / JUNE 22ND 1854 / APPOINTED / CAPT. GENERAL / GOVERNOR / IN CHIEF; around above, SIR CHARLES HOTHAM K.C.B.; around below, APPOINTED LIEUTENANT GOVERNOR OF VICTORIA 1853

Edge: Plain
Material: Copper
Issued By: Hotham Permanent Building Society, Australia
Mint: Stokes (Australasia) Pty. Ltd., Victoria, Australia, circa 1985

Artist's Initials: LP (?) on lower left of bust
Commissioned By: Hotham Permanent Building Society, Victoria, Australia
Person Depicted: Sir Charles Hotham

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