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Medal - Australian Religious, Roman Catholic Church, Australia, pre 1976 Numismatics Reg. No: NU 35094

Summary:
Australia
Medal - Australian Religious pre 1976 (AD)
Mint: Made in Germany
Other Details: Australian religious medal, dated before 1976. It was imported into Australia and sold through Catholic churches.
Description:
An aluminium medal with loop and ring (21 mm diameter) featuring St. Christopher and requesting that a Catholic priest be called in case of an accident.
Acquisition Information:
Transfer from National Gallery of Victoria (NGV), 1976
Discipline: Numismatics
Dimensions: 29 mm (Height), 22 mm (Diameter)
Weight: 1.14 g (Weight)
Dimension Comment: Height is with ring extended

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Tagged with: religions
Themes this item is part of: Public Life & Institutions Collection
Primary Classification: MEDALS
Secondary Classification: Commemorative
Tertiary Classification: religions
Series: Australian Religious Medals
DateEra: pre 1976 AD
Obverse Description: St. Christopher bearing Christ on his shoulder across a shallow river; around on broad rim, ST. CHRISTOPHER BE MY GUIDE
Reverse Description: I AM / A CATHOLIC / IN CASE OF / ACCIDENT KINDLY NOTIFY / A PRIEST / GERMANY
Edge Description: Plain
Inscriptions: Obverse: ST. CHRISTOPHER BE MY GUIDE
Reverse: I AM A CATHOLIC IN CASE OF ACCIDENT KINDLY NOTIFY A PRIEST GERMANY
Shape: Round with loop
Material: Aluminium
Issued By: Roman Catholic Church, Australia

Made in Germany sold in Australia
Person Depicted: St. Christopher, Australia

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