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Medal - Port Arthur Commemorative, Church, Tasmania, Australia, 2001 Numismatics Reg. No: NU 42261

Summary:
Australia Tasmania Port Arthur
Medal - Port Arthur Church
Other Details: Medal produced as one of a series for visitors to Port Arthur Historic Site commemorating the historic church and the convict system.
Description:
Brass medal (30 mm diameter) featuring a view of the historic church at Port Arthur together with representation of a convict wearing a ball and chain
Discipline: Numismatics
Dimensions: 30 mm (Diameter)
Weight: 9.61 g (Weight)

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Tagged with: convicts, tourism, tourist dollars
Themes this item is part of: Public Life & Institutions Collection
Primary Classification: MEDALS
Secondary Classification: Commemorative
Tertiary Classification: recreation & tourism
Series: Australian Commemorative Medals
DateEra: 2001 AD
Obverse Description: Church at Port Arthur, around above, HISTORIC SITE PORT ARTHUR TASMANIA 1830
Reverse Description: Convict wearing ball and chain; around above, SOUVENIR CONVICT DOLLAR
Edge Description: Plain
Inscriptions: Obverse: HISTORIC SITE PORT ARTHUR TASMANIA 1830
Reverse: SOUVENIR CONVICT DOLLAR
Material: Brass
Issued By: Port Arthur Historic Site, Port Arthur, Tasmania, Australia, 2001
Engraver: Mr Robert Gillam, Australia, 2001
Mint: Mr Robert Gillam, Australia, 2001
Commissioned By: Roger McNeice, Tasmania, Australia

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robert gillam Posted on 05 Jul 2011 2:51 PM
I engraved that die and struck the medals. Still have the original dies. Am recording Australian events by producing new medals.

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