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Medal - Victoria's Jubilee Exhibition, Commemorative, Victoria, Australia, 1884 Numismatics Reg. No: NU 35418

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Medal - Victoria's Jubilee Exhibition Gilt Commemorative 1884 - 1885 (AD)
Mint: Stokes & Martin
Other Details: Gilt commemorative medal issued for Victoria's Jubilee Exhibition. The Exhibition was held in the Royal Exhibition Buildings in 1884-5 as part of the celebrations for the 50th anniversary of white settlement in Victoria.
A gilt commemorative medal (22 mm diameter) featuring a view of the Melbourne Exhibition Building and the date of the Jubilee celebrations beginning, 19 November 1884. The medal is not holed and has a small extension at 12 below which a hole may have been intended.
Acquisition Information:
Transfer from National Gallery of Victoria (NGV), 1976
Discipline: Numismatics
Dimensions: 22 mm (Diameter)
Weight: 4.99 g (Weight)

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Tagged with: exhibitions, royal exhibition building
Themes this item is part of: George McArthur, Collector & Baker (1842-1903), 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: royal jubilees
Series: Australian Exhibition Medals
DateEra: 1884 AD
Obverse Description: View of the Melbourne Exhibition Building, in exergue, EXHIBITION / MELBOURNE
Reverse Description: Winhin octagonal compartment formed by checker-work around the medal rim. at centre, 19 NOV.
around, VICTORIA'S JUBILEE . 1884 .
Edge Description: Plain
Inscriptions: Obverse: EXHIBITION MELBOURNE
Reverse: VICTORIA'S JUBILEE 19 NOV. 1884
Shape: round
Material: Gilt Bronze
Issued By: Melbourne, Victoria, Australia, 1884
Mint: Stokes & Martin, 1884
References: Car. 1884/2 in gilt bronze, not holed

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