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Medal - Tasmanian International Exhibition 1891-1992, Commemorative, Tasmania, Australia, 1891-1892 Numismatics Reg. No: NU 15598

Summary:
Australia Tasmania Hobart
Medal - Tasmanian International Exhibition 1891-92 Commemorative
Mint: not recorded
Other Details: A silver memento featuring front view of the exhibition building. The exhibition housed in a specially constructed building in City Park ran from November 1891 till March 1892. The back of the medal has been polished flat and the name Max engraved within a circle. In addition, a loop has been attached at the top - perhaps to facilitate use on a charm bracelet.
Description:
A small silver medal (20 mm. diameter with small loop attached at top) featuring the exhibition building in Hobart and engraved on the back with the name Max.
Acquisition Information:
Donation from H Uglow, 1980
Discipline: Numismatics
Dimensions: 20 mm (Diameter)
Weight: 2.570 g (Weight)
Dimension Comment: Height to top of loop 23 mm

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Tagged with: exhibitions, ness kell and lucas, 1858
Themes this item is part of: Public Life & Institutions Collection
Primary Classification: MEDALS
Secondary Classification: Commemorative
Tertiary Classification: exhibitions
Series: Australian Exhibition Medals
DateEra: 1891-1892 AD
Obverse Description: At centre the Hobart exhibition building; above, TASMANIAN EXHIBITIONA; IN EXERGUE, 1891 - 2 / *
Reverse Description: Engraved Max within engraved circle
Edge Description: Milled, but missing around 06
Inscriptions: Obverse: TASMANIAN EXHIBITION 1891 - 2 * , above and below exhibition building
Reverse: Max engraved within engraved circle
Edge: partly milled
Shape: Round with loop
Material: Silver
Issued By: Tasmania, Australia

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