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Medal - Australia's 150th Anniversary, Sydney Regatta, New South Wales, Australia, 1938 Numismatics Reg. No: NU 33144

Summary:
Australia New South Wales Sydney
Regatta
Australia's 150 Anniversary 1938 (AD)
Mint: Amor
Other Details: Medal issued in 1938 to commemorate a regatta held in Sydney to mark Australia's 150th Anniversary. It was the 102nd Sydney Regatta.
Description:
View across Sydney harbour in 1836 with many sailing ships at anchor and one under sail to right, also a steam paddle-steamer left. churches and fort in background, people watching rowers in foreground; above, ANNIVERSARY REGATTA; below, 1836
Acquisition Information:
Transfer from National Gallery of Victoria (NGV), 1976
Discipline: Numismatics
Dimensions: 51 mm (Diameter)
Weight: 67.24 g (Weight)

More information

Tagged with: australian sesquicentenary 1938, celebrations, paddle steamers, sailing vessels, navies
Themes this item is part of: Public Life & Institutions Collection, Transport Collection, W.J. Amor Mint, Medal Maker, New South Wales
Primary Classification: MEDALS
Secondary Classification: Commemorative
Tertiary Classification: sesquicentenary of australia
Series: Australian Commemorative Medals
DateEra: 1938 AD
Obverse Description: View across Sydney harbour in 1836 with many sailing ships at anchor and one under sail to right, also a steam paddle-steamer left. churches and fort in background, people watching rowers in foreground; above, ANNIVERSARY REGATTA; below, 1836
Reverse Description: Above floral decoration of Australian plants, 102ND. / REGATTA / AUSTRALIA'S / 150 TH. / ANNIVERSARY / CELEBRATIONS / 1938.
Below in small letters the mint name, AMOR
Inscriptions: View across Sydney harbour in 1836 with many sailing ships at anchor and one under sail to right, also a steam paddle-steamer left. churches and fort in background, people watching rowers in foreground; above, ANNIVERSARY REGATTA; below, 1836
Above a floral decoration of Australian plants, 102ND. / REGATTA / AUSTRALIA'S / 150 TH. / ANNIVERSARY / CELEBRATIONS / 1938.
Below in small letters the mint name, AMOR
Shape: round
Material: Silver
Issued By: Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
Mint: Amor (Mint)

Artist's Initials: CE
References: Car.1938/3

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