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Medal - Australian Religious, Roman Catholic Church, Australia, pre 1976 Numismatics Reg. No: NU 35073

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 (19 mm diameter) featuring St. Christopher and a prayer for protection
Acquisition Information:
Transfer from National Gallery of Victoria (NGV), 1976
Discipline: Numismatics
Dimensions: 19 mm (Diameter)
Weight: 0.66 g (Weight)

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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: Full length figure of St. Christoprer advancing left across shallow river wearing halo and holding staff, bearing young Christ, holding orb, on left shoulder
Reverse Description: ST. / CHRISTOPHER / PRESERVE / US FROM / ACCIDENT
Edge Description: Plain
Inscriptions: Reverse: ST. CHRISTOPHER PRESERVE US FROM ACCIDENT
Material: Aluminium
Issued By: Roman Catholic Church, Australia
Person Depicted: St. Christopher, Australia

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