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Medal - Captain Cook Bicentennary, Australia, 1970 Numismatics Reg. No: NU 16467

Summary:
Australia
James Cook Bicentennary 1970 (AD) Set NO 353
Mint:Royal Australian Mint for Matthey Garrett Pty. Ltd.
Other Details: This is one of more than 40 different commemorative medal issues inspired by the 1970 bicentenary of Captain James Cook's arrival in Australia.
Description:
Bust of James Cook left; around, 200TH ANNIVERSARY . 1770 . 1970
below bust in small letters the artist's initials, WG
The Endeavour under full sail advancing right and away; above . ENDEAVOUR . below, CAPTAIN COOK
Discipline: Numismatics
Dimensions: 32 mm (Diameter)
Weight: 23.547 g (Weight)

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Tagged with: captain james cook bicentenary 1970
Themes this item is part of: Public Life & Institutions Collection, Royal Australian Mint, Deakin, Canberra, Australian Capital Territory, Captain James Cook, Navigator & Explorer (1728-1779), Matthey Garrett Pty. Ltd., Medal Manufacturer
Primary Classification: MEDALS
Secondary Classification: Commemorative
Tertiary Classification: australian exploration
Series: Australian Commemorative Medals
DateEra: 1970 AD
Obverse Description: Bust of James Cook left; around, 200TH ANNIVERSARY . 1770 . 1970
below bust in small letters the artist's initials, WG
Reverse Description: The Endeavour under full sail advancing right and away; above . ENDEAVOUR . below, CAPTAIN COOK
Edge Description: Stamped 18 ct 206
Inscriptions: (edge) Stamped 18 ct 353(obverse) Bust of James Cook left; around, 200TH ANNIVERSARY . 1770 . 1970
below bust in small letters the artist's initials, WG
(reverse) The Endeavour under full sail advancing right and away; above . ENDEAVOUR . below, CAPTAIN COOK
Shape: round
Material: Gold
Issued By: Australia, 1970
Mint: Royal Australian Mint, Canberra, Australian Capital Territory, Australia, 1970
Commissioned By: Matthey Garrett Pty. Ltd., 1970
Person Depicted: Captain James Cook
References: Car.1970/36

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