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Medal - Anzac Day School Children's, Education Department of Victoria, Victoria, Australia, 1918 Numismatics Reg. No: NU 20940

Summary:
Australia Victoria
ANZAC Day, 1918 1918 (AD)
Mint: Stokes & Sons
Other Details: Medal issued to Victorian school children to commemorate ANZAC Day, 25 April, in 1918. The reverse image of the bust of an Australian soldier was adapted from a drawing by H. Harvey, an at assistant in the Victorian Education Department.
Acquisition Information:
Transfer from National Gallery of Victoria (NGV), 1976
Discipline: Numismatics
Dimensions: 28 mm (Diameter)
Weight: 9.34 g (Weight)

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Tagged with: anzac day, commemorations, wars conflicts, world war i 1914-1918
Themes this item is part of: Public Life & Institutions Collection, Stokes & Son, Medal Makers, Melbourne, Victoria & Sydney, New South Wales, Education Department of Victoria, Education Department of Victoria
Primary Classification: MEDALS
Secondary Classification: Commemorative
Tertiary Classification: military history
Series: Australian Commemorative Medals
DateEra: 1918 AD
Obverse Description: Bust of uniformed soldier wearing hat facing left; around, HONOR TO THE A.I.F.
below in small letters the mint initials, S&S
Reverse Description: Incuse on scroll which rests on olive branch, GALLIPOLI / FRANCE / PALESTINE; above EVD ; below, ANZAC DAY 1918
Edge Description: plain
Inscriptions: plain (edge)
Bust of uniformed soldier wearing hat left; around, HONOR TO THE A.I.F. (obverse)
On scroll which rests on olive branch, GALLIPOLI / FRANCE / PALESTINE; above EVD ; below, ANZAC DAY 1918 (reverse)
Shape: Round with loop
Material: Copper
Issued By: Education Department of Victoria, Victoria, Australia, 1918
Mint: Stokes & Sons (Mint), 1918
Artist: H. Harvey, Australia, 1918
Commissioned By: Education Department of Victoria, Melbourne, Victoria, Australia, 1918
Place & Date Depicted: Gallipoli Peninsula, Turkey, 1915
References: Car.1918/2
Bibliography:
  1. [Book], Leslie Carlisle, Australian commemorative medals and medalets from 1788, B & C Press, Sydney, 1983

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