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Medal - Victoria's Jubilee Exhibition, Commemorative, Victoria, Australia, 1884 Reg. No: NU 35418
- Australia Victoria
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
|Dimensions:||22 mm (Diameter)|
|Weight:||4.99 g (Weight)|
|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|
|Tertiary Classification:||royal jubilees|
|Series:||Australian Exhibition Medals|
|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 .
|Inscriptions:||Obverse: EXHIBITION MELBOURNE
Reverse: VICTORIA'S JUBILEE 19 NOV. 1884
|Issued By:||Melbourne, Victoria, Australia, 1884|
|Mint:||Stokes & Martin, 1884|
|References:||Car. 1884/2 in gilt bronze, not holed|