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Medal - Opening of Sydney Opera House, New South Wales, Australia, 1973 Numismatics Reg. No: NU 16534

Summary:
Australia New South Wales Sydney
Opening of Sydney Opera House medal 1973 (AD)
Mint: Jason Traurig, Sydney
Other Details: Zinc medal minted by Jason Traurig, Sydney, to commemorate the opening of the Sydney Opera House on 20 October in 1973 by Queen Elizabeth II. The medal includes an image of the Opera House.
Description:
Within border of long denticles, view of Sydney Opera House, above, SYDNEY / OPERA HOUSE;
below, AUSTRALIA / 1973

Within border of long denticles, TO / COMMEMORATE / THE OFFICIAL OPENING / OF THE / SYDNEY OPERA HOUSE / BY / H.M. QUEEN ELIZABETH II / SATURDAY / OCTOBER 20 / 1973
Acquisition Information:
Donation from J Sanchez, 1984
Discipline: Numismatics
Dimensions: 44 mm (Diameter)
Weight: 45.28 g (Weight)

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Tagged with: opera houses, royal visits, value
Themes this item is part of: Public Life & Institutions Collection, HM Queen Elizabeth II (1926- )
Primary Classification: MEDALS
Secondary Classification: Commemorative
Tertiary Classification: architecture & planning
Series: Australian Commemorative Medals
DateEra: 1973 AD
Obverse Description: Within border of long denticles, view of Sydney Opera House, above, SYDNEY / OPERA HOUSE;
below, AUSTRALIA / 1973
Reverse Description: Within border of long denticles, TO / COMMEMORATE / THE OFFICIAL OPENING / OF THE / SYDNEY OPERA HOUSE / BY / H.M. QUEEN ELIZABETH II / SATURDAY / OCTOBER 20 / 1973
Edge Description: Plain
Inscriptions: (edge)
(obverse) Within border of long denticles, view of Sydney Opera House, above, SYDNEY / OPERA HOUSE;
below, AUSTRALIA / 1973
(reverse) Within border of long denticles, TO / COMMEMORATE / THE OFFICIAL OPENING / OF THE / SYDNEY OPERA HOUSE / BY / H.M. QUEEN ELIZABETH II / SATURDAY / OCTOBER 20 / 1973
Shape: round
Material: Zinc
Issued By: Sydney, New South Wales, Australia, 1973
Person Named: HM Queen Elizabeth II

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