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Medal - Calcutta International Exhibition, India, 1884 Numismatics Reg. No: NU 33516

Summary:
India Calcutta Australia Victoria
Medal - Calcutta International Exhibition Silver Prize, 1883 - 84 (AD)
Awarded to: Baron Ferdinand von Mueller
Other Details: Calcutta International Exhibition medal, awarded to Baron Ferdinand von Mueller.
Description:
A damaged silver prize medal (c. 51 mm diameter) featuring a crowned bust of Queen Victoria. The prize medals from this exhibition were issued without the name of the winner engraved on the reverse, this medal has been engraved.
Acquisition Information:
Transfer from National Gallery of Victoria (NGV), 1976
Discipline: Numismatics
Weight: 53.12 g (Weight)
Dimension Comment: Was once round now almost square!

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Tagged with: exhibitions, value
Themes this item is part of: Public Life & Institutions Collection, HM Queen Victoria (1819-1901), Baron Ferdinand von Mueller, Botanist & Explorer (1825-1896)
Primary Classification: MEDALS
Secondary Classification: Commemorative
Tertiary Classification: exhibitions
Series: Indian Exhibition Medals
DateEra: 1884 AD
Obverse Description: Bust of Queen Victoria in the style of Empress of India; around on broad rim. CALCUTTA INTERNATIONAL EXHIBITION . 1883 - 84
Reverse Description: Within olive wreath, AWARDED TO / BARON VON MUELLER / K.C.M.G.
Edge Description: Plain
Inscriptions: Obverse: CALCUTTA INTERNATIONAL EXHIBITION . 1883 - 84
Reverse: AWARDED TO BARON VON MUELLER K.C.M.G.
Material: Silver
Issued By: Calcutta, India, 1884
Awarded To: Baron Ferdinand von Mueller, Australia, 1884
Person Depicted: HM Queen Victoria

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