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Medal - Sesquicentenary of Victoria, Victoria, Australia, 1984-1985 Numismatics Reg. No: NU 20643

Summary:
Australia Victoria
Medal - Victorian Sesquicentenary 1985 (AD)
Mint: Hafner Mint
Other Details: A large (51 mm dia.) copper medal struck in 1984/85 to commemorate the sesquicentenary of Victoria, featuring the State Coat of Arms and the sesquicentenary logo surrounded by Melbourne buildings
Description:
A large (51 mm dia.) copper medal struck to commemorate the sesquicentenary of Victoria, featuring the State Coat of Arms and the sesquicentenary logo surrounded by Melbourne buildings
Acquisition Information:
Donation from Emil Hafner
Discipline: Numismatics
Dimensions: 51 mm (Diameter)

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Tagged with: celebrations, state emblems, victoria sesquicentenary 1985
Themes this item is part of: Public Life & Institutions Collection, Emil Hafner, Engraver (circa 1920s- ), Emil Hafner, Engraver (circa 1920s- )
Primary Classification: MEDALS
Secondary Classification: Commemorative
Tertiary Classification: sesquicentenary of victoria
Series: Australian Commemorative Medals
DateEra: 1984-1985 AD
Obverse Description: Arms of Victoria supported by two female figures, the one on the left, Peace, carries an olive branch, the other, Plenty, an upturned cornucopiae with fruit pouring out; below on ribbon the motto, PEACE AND PLENTY around, VICTORIA'S 150TH. ANNIVERSARY . 1984-5 The artists name, HAFNER is in tiny letters below the cornucopiae.
Reverse Description: Sesquicentenary symbol surrounded by significant examples of Melbourne architecture including the Museum, St. Paul's; Exhibition Building, Captain Cook's Cottage, Parliament House etc. The artists name, HAFNER is in tiny letters below the logo.
Edge Description: Plain
Inscriptions: Plain (edge)
Arms of Victoria supported by two female figures, the one on the left, Peace, carries an olive branch, the other, Plenty, an upturned cornucopiae with fruit pouring out; below on ribbon the motto, PEACE AND PLENTY around, VICTORIA'S 150TH. ANNIVERSARY . 1984-5 (obverse)

Sesquicentenary symbol surrounded by significant examples of Melbourne architecture including the Museum, St. Paul's; Exhibition Building, Captain Cook's Cottage, Parliament House etc.(reverse)
Shape: round
Material: Copper
Issued By: Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
Mint: Hafner (Mint), Victoria, Australia, 1985
Artist: Emil Hafner, Victoria, Australia, 1985

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