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Medal - Melbourne Centenary, City of Malvern, Victoria, Australia, 1934 Numismatics Reg. No: NU 33153

Summary:
The Garden City, City of Malvern, 1934-35
Mint: Stokes & Sons
Other Details: Silver medal issued by the City of Malvern to commemorate the centenary of the City of Melbourne. Malvern had been proclaimed a City in 1911, 55 years after it was first proclaimed a District. The City of Malvern ceased to exist on 22 June 1994, when the City of Stonnington (formerly the City of Malvern and the City of Prahran) was proclaimed.
Acquisition Information:
Transfer from National Gallery of Victoria (NGV), 1976
Discipline: Numismatics
Dimensions: 35 mm (Height), 25 mm (Width)
Dimension Comment: Height given above to top of loop, height to top of extended ribbon c. 85 mm.

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Tagged with: celebrations, melbourne centenary 1935
Themes this item is part of: Public Life & Institutions Collection, Stokes & Son, Medal Makers, Melbourne, Victoria & Sydney, New South Wales, Municipality of Malvern, Victoria, Municipality of Malvern, Victoria
Primary Classification: MEDALS
Secondary Classification: Commemorative
Tertiary Classification: melbourne centenary
Series: Australian Commemorative Medals
DateEra: 1934 AD
Obverse Description: At centre on ribbon, PROGRESS, above 3 masted sailing ship arriving at rural location; below large building;
around, TO MARK MELBOURNE'S FIRST HUNDRED YEARS, below, 1934 - 35
Reverse Description: Royal Arms with lion and unicorn supporters above crossed shields, one featuring plough the other wheat-sheaf, all above a small golden-fleece; below on ribbon, CITY OF MALVERN; around above, THE GARDEN CITY
Edge Description: Plain loop, ring and ribbon attached at top
Shape: oval
Material: Silver
Issued By: City of Malvern, Australia, 1934 or later
Mint: Stokes & Sons, Victoria, Australia, 1934
Commissioned By: City of Malvern, 1934
References: Car. 1934-35/2

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