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Medal - Victorian Catholic Centenary Celebrations, Victoria, Australia, 1939 Numismatics Reg. No: NU 20288

Australia Victoria Melbourne
Victorian Catholic Centenary Celebrations 1939 (AD)
Mint: Stokes
Other Details: This bronze medal was produced in 1939 to commemorate the centenary of the Catholic Faith in Victoria. It features Archbishop Mannix and St Patrick's Catherdal. The artist's initials are 'HA.L.'
Acquisition Information:
Transfer from National Gallery of Victoria (NGV), 1976
Discipline: Numismatics
Dimensions: 57 mm (Diameter)
Dimension Comment: Weight >100 g.

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Tagged with: architecture, churches, religions
Themes this item is part of: Public Life & Institutions Collection, Stokes & Son, Medal Makers, Melbourne, Victoria & Sydney, New South Wales
Primary Classification: MEDALS
Secondary Classification: Commemorative
Tertiary Classification: religions
Series: Australian Commemorative Medals
DateEra: 1939 AD
Obverse Description: Bust facing right, above, ARCHBISHOP MANNIX
In small letters on truncation, STOKES . MELB. artist's initials in field behind bust, H.A.L.
Reverse Description: View of Cathedral, around above, . VICTORIAN CATHOLIC CENTENARY CELEBRATIONS . , in sky, OCT. 29TH NOV. 5TH 1939, around below, ST. PATRICK'S CATHDRAL, MELBOURNE
In small letters below cathedral, STOKES MELB. and artist's initials, H.A.L.
Edge Description: Plain
Inscriptions: Plain (edge)
ARCHBISHOP MANNIX/STOKES.MELB./M.A.L. Archbishop Mannix facing right (obverse)
Shape: Round
Material: Bronze
Issued By: Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
Mint: Stokes & Sons, 1939
Artist: 1939

Artist's Initials: H.A.L.
Person Named: Archbishop Daniel Mannix
References: Car 1939/1

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