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Medal - Federation of Australia, Commonwealth Celebrations, Victoria, Australia, 1901 Numismatics Reg. No: NU 20900

Summary:
Australia Victoria Melbourne
Medal - Commonwealth Celebrations Victoria 1901 (AD)
Mint: not recorded
Other Details: Medal issued in Victoria to commemorate the Federation of Australia. It is inscribed with the name J.H. Marsden.
One loop of chain is attached to the medal.
Description:
An oval shaped gold medal awarded to J. H. Marsden
Acquisition Information:
Transfer from National Gallery of Victoria (NGV), 1976
Discipline: Numismatics
Dimensions: 36 mm (Height), 19 mm (Width)
Dimension Comment: 36 * 19

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Tagged with: australian federation 1901, royal exhibition building
Themes this item is part of: Public Life & Institutions Collection
Primary Classification: MEDALS
Secondary Classification: Commemorative
Tertiary Classification: australian federation
Series: Australian Commemorative Medals
DateEra: 1901 AD
Obverse Description: At centre British royal arms crowned; around, COMMONWEALTH CELEBRATIONS, MAY 1901 . VICTORIA .
Reverse Description: At centre British Royal Arms, Crowned; inscribed ->> J.H. MARSDEN <<-
Edge Description: Plain
Inscriptions: Obverse: COMMONWEALTH CELEBRATIONS, MAY 1901 . VICTORIA .
Reverse: J.H. MARSDEN
Shape: oval
Material: Gold
Issued By: Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
Awarded To: John Marsden
References: Car.1901/11

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