Medal - Federation of Australian Commonwealth, Australia, 1898 Reg. No: NU 20886
Australian Commonwealth 1898 (AD)
Other Details: Medal issued in 1898 to commemorating the forthcoming Commonwealth of Australia. It includes a map of Australia divided into the six colonies / states, each represented by a ray.
- Acquisition Information:
- Transfer from National Gallery of Victoria (NGV), 1976
|Dimensions:||30 mm (Diameter)|
|Dimension Comment:||The pin is 40 mm.long|
|Tagged with:||australian federation 1901|
|Themes this item is part of:||Public Life & Institutions Collection, Stokes & Son, Medal Makers, Melbourne, Victoria & Sydney, New South Wales|
|Tertiary Classification:||australian federation|
|Series:||Australian Commemorative medal|
|Obverse Description:||Map of Australia, within ring; on ring, AUSTRALIA'S COMMONWEALTH * 3-6-98 *;
from the ring a series of rays form the six points of a star the top one of which has a loop with attached pin for wearing.
The map of Australia is divided into the six colonies / states with each ray representing one.
At centre a map of Australia; around, AUSTRALIA'S COMMONWEALTH *3-6-98* (obverse)
|Mint:||Stokes (Mint), Melbourne, Victoria, Australia, 1898|
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