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Medal - Centenary of Darwin, Darwin City Council, Northern Territory, Australia, 1969 Numismatics Reg. No: NU 33161

Summary:
Australia Northern Territory Darwin
Centenary of Darwin, 1869 - 1969 1969 (AD)
Mint: K.G. Luke, Melbourne
Other Details: A gilt medal with blue ribbon and safety-pin for wearing struck to commemorate the centenary of Darwin featuring, over a map of the Northern Territory with Darwin shown as a dot, from left to right, a boomarang, ship, radio transmitter, aircraft and spear; railway from Darwin towards bottom of medal. And on the back within a wreath, DARWIN / CENTENARY / 1869 . 1969.
Description:
A gilt medal with blue ribbon and safety-pin for wearing struck to commemorate the centenary of Darwin featuring, over a map of the Northern Territory with Darwin shown as a dot, from left to right, a boomarang, ship, radio transmitter, aircraft and spear; railway from Darwin towards bottom of medal. And on the back within a wreath, DARWIN / CENTENARY / 1869 . 1969
In small letters just avove base of wreath the mint, K.G.L. MELB.
Discipline: Numismatics
Dimensions: 90 mm (Height), 30 mm (Diameter)
Weight: 10.54 g (Weight)
Dimension Comment: Height is with ribbon extended

More information

Themes this item is part of: Municipality of Darwin, Northern Territory, K.G. Luke, Medal & Trophy Makers, Melbourne, Victoria, Public Life & Institutions Collection
Primary Classification: MEDALS
Secondary Classification: Commemorative
Tertiary Classification: public events
Series: Australian Commemorative Medals
DateEra: 1969 AD
Obverse Description: Over a map of the Northern Territory with Darwin shown as a dot, from left to right, a boomarang, ship, radio transmitter, aircraft and spear; railway from Darwin towards bottom of medal.
Reverse Description: Within wreath, DARWIN / CENTENARY / 1869 . 1969
In small letters just avove base of wreath the mint, K.G.L. MELB.
Edge Description: Plain
Inscriptions: (edge)Plain
(obverse) Over a map of the Northern Territory with Darwin shown as a dot, from left to right, a boomarang, ship, radio transmitter, aircraft and spear; railway from Darwin towards bottom of medal.
(reverse)Within wreath, DARWIN / CENTENARY / 1869 . 1969
In small letters just avove base of wreath the mint, K.G.L. MELB.
Shape: Round with loop
Material: Gilt
Issued By: Darwin City Council, Darwin, Northern Territory, Australia, 1969
Mint: K. G. Luke (Mint), 1969
Commissioned By: Darwin City Council, Darwin, Northern Territory, Australia, 1969
References: Car. 1969/13

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