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Medal - Death of Queen Victoria, Australia, 1901 Numismatics Reg. No: NU 33089

Death of Queen Victoria Jan 1901
Empire Day In Australia, 24 May 1901 (AD)
Mint: Stokes & Sons
Other Details: Medal issued to commemorate the death of Queen Victoria in 1901. She died at Osborne House on the Isle of Wight, on 22 January 1901, after a reign of almost 64 years, the longest in British history.
Acquisition Information:
Transfer from National Gallery of Victoria (NGV), 1976
Discipline: Numismatics
Dimensions: 31 mm (Height), 21 mm (Width)
Weight: 4.09 g (Weight)

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Tagged with: commemorations, empire day, queen victoria s death 1901
Themes this item is part of: Public Life & Institutions Collection, HM Queen Victoria (1819-1901), Stokes & Son, Medal Makers, Melbourne, Victoria & Sydney, New South Wales
Primary Classification: MEDALS
Secondary Classification: Commemorative
Tertiary Classification: royalty
Series: Australian Commemorative Medals
DateEra: 1901 AD
Obverse Description: At centre a veiled bust of Queen Victoria facing left;
around, DIED JAN 1901 BORN 1819 REINED 62 YRS
Top of medal forms a crown
Reverse Description: Australian Arms with kangaroo and emu supporters both facing away from shield but looking back;
around, EMPIRE DAY IN AUSTRALIA, below, 24 MAY
Top of medal forms a crown
Edge Description: Plain
Inscriptions: (edge)
Shape: shield
Material: Gilt
Issued By: Australia
Mint: Stokes & Sons, Melbourne, Victoria, Australia, 1901
Person Depicted: HM Queen Victoria
References: Car. 1901/8

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