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Medal - Federation of Australian Commonwealth, Victoria, Australia, 1901 Numismatics Reg. No: NU 20905

Summary:
Australia Victoria Melbourne
Australia Federated, 1901 1901 (AD)
Mint: Stokes
Other Details: The Federation of the colonies in 1901 to form the Commonwealth of Australia was an occasion for celebration and national pride. Numerous medals were produced, often to be worn at special Federation events.
Acquisition Information:
Transfer from National Gallery of Victoria (NGV), 1976
Discipline: Numismatics
Dimensions: 22 mm (Diameter)
Weight: 5.46 g (Weight)

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Tagged with: australian federation 1901
Themes this item is part of: Public Life & Institutions Collection, HM Queen Victoria (1819-1901), Stokes & Son, Medal Makers, Melbourne, Victoria & Sydney, New South Wales, John Adrien Louis Hope, Governor of Victoria & Governor-General of Australia (1860-1908)
Primary Classification: MEDALS
Secondary Classification: Commemorative
Tertiary Classification: australian federation
Series: Australian Commemorative Medals
DateEra: 1901 AD
Obverse Description: Veiled bust of Queen Victoria left, around, AUSTRALIA FEDERATED; below 1901
Reverse Description: 3/4 facing bust of Lord Hopetoun; around, LORD HOPETOUN GOVERNOR- GENERAL 1901 Wearing suit with high collar and tie
Edge Description: PLain
Inscriptions: PLain (edge)
Veiled bust of Queen Victoria left, around, AUSTRALIA FEDERATED; below 1901 (obverse)
3/4 facing bust of Lord Hopetoun; around, LORD HOPETOUN GOVERNOR- GENERAL 1901 Wearing suit with high collar and tie(reverse)
Shape: round
Material: Gilt Copper
Issued By: Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
Mint: Stokes & Sons, Melbourne, Victoria, Australia, 1901
Person Depicted: Right Honourable John Hopetoun, 1901
Person Depicted: HM Queen Victoria
References: Car.1901/5

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