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Medal - Centenary of Royal Exhibition Buildings, Numismatic Association of Victoria, Australia, 1980 Numismatics Reg. No: NU 16028

Summary:
Australia Victoria Melbourne
Centenary of Royal Exhibition Buildings 1980 (AD)
Mint: not recorded
Numismatic Association of Victoria (NAV)
Other Details: Medal issued by the Numsimatic Association of Victoria to commemorate the centenary of Melbourne's Royal Exhibition Buildings in 1980. It was designed by Terry Pepperell.
Description:
Bronze medal (in case) issued to commemorate the centenary of the Melbopurne Exhibition Buildings

At centre within wide rim a view of the Royal Exhibition Buildings; around on wide rim, CENTENARY . MELBOURNE . INTERNATIONAL . EXHIBITION . BUILDINGS . 1880 - 1980

View of original organ in apse of building; in exergue, 1880 THE GRAND ORGAN 1881 / MELBOURNE INTERNATIONAL EXHIBITION / NUMISMATIC ASSOCIATION / OF VICTORIA / 1980
artist's initials, L.T.P and makers name, STOKES, in small letters on either side of date
Discipline: Numismatics
Dimensions: 50 mm (Diameter)
Weight: 69.20 g (Weight)

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Tagged with: exhibitions, royal exhibition building
Themes this item is part of: Royal Exhibition Building Collection, Public Life & Institutions Collection, Stokes & Son, Medal Makers, Melbourne, Victoria & Sydney, New South Wales
Primary Classification: MEDALS
Secondary Classification: Commemorative
Tertiary Classification: melbourne international exhibition 1880-1881
Series: Australian Commemorative Medals
DateEra: 1980 AD
Obverse Description: At centre within wide rim a view of the Royal Exhibition Buildings; around on wide rim, CENTENARY . MELBOURNE . INTERNATIONAL . EXHIBITION . BUILDINGS . 1880 - 1980
Reverse Description: View of original organ in apse of building; in exergue, 1880 THE GRAND ORGAN 1881 / MELBOURNE INTERNATIONAL EXHIBITION / NUMISMATIC ASSOCIATION / OF VICTORIA / 1980
artist's initials, L.T.P and makers name, STOKES, in small letters on either side of date
Edge Description: Plain
Inscriptions: (edge)
(obverse) At centre within wide rim a view of the Royal Exhibition Buildings; around on wide rim, CENTENARY . MELBOURNE . INTERNATIONAL . EXHIBITION . BUILDINGS . 1880 - 1980

(reverse) View of original organ in apse of building; in exergue, 1880 THE GRAND ORGAN 1881 / MELBOURNE INTERNATIONAL EXHIBITION / NUMISMATIC ASSOCIATION / OF VICTORIA / 1980
artist's initials, L.T.P and makers name, STOKES, in small letters on either side of date
Shape: round
Material: Bronze
Issued By: Numismatic Association of Victoria (NAV), Melbourne, Victoria, Australia, 1980
Mint: Stokes (Australasia) Pty. Ltd., 1980
Artist: Terry Pepperell - The Calligraphy Centre, Victoria, Australia, 1980
Commissioned By: Numismatic Association of Victoria (NAV), Melbourne, Victoria, Australia, 1980

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