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Medal - Thaler of Hamburg 1620, Western Australia Museum, Western Australia, Australia, circa 1998 Numismatics Reg. No: NU 16490

Summary:
Australia Western Australia Museum Perth
Medal - Western Australia Museum, Thaler of Hamburg, 1620 ; c. 1998 (AD)
Mint: not recorded
Other Details: One of four medals struck for the Western Australia Museum with designs based on coins recovered from the wreck of the Batavia. The obverse reproduces the design of a 1620 thaler of Hamburg while the reverse provides details and the serial number of this medal - 87 out of 100.
Description:
Silver medal of the Western Australia Museum with design based on coin recovered from the wreck of the Batavia. The obverse reproduces the design of a 1620 thaler of Hamburg while the reverse provides details and the serial number of this medal - 87 out of 100
Discipline: Numismatics
Dimensions: 39 mm (Diameter)
Weight: 21.881 g (Weight)

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Tagged with: advertising, shipwrecks
Themes this item is part of: Public Life & Institutions Collection, Transport Collection
Primary Classification: MEDALS
Secondary Classification: Commemorative
Tertiary Classification: water transport
Series: Australian Commemorative Medals
DateEra: circa 1998 AD
Obverse Description: View of the city gates with three towers behind, the date of the original coin around the towers, 1 6 2 0;
around, MONETA NOVA . CIVITATIS . HAMBURGENSIS
Reverse Description: At centre within a circle formrd by beads, THALER / OF HAMBURG / 1620 / BATAVIA WRECK / 87 / 100
around, WESTERN AUSTRALIAN MUSEUM
Edge Description: Plain
Inscriptions: Obverse: View of the city gates with three towers behind, the date of the original coin around the towers, 1 6 2 0;
around, MONETA NOVA . CIVITATIS . HAMBURGENSIS
Reverse: At centre within a circle formrd by beads, THALER / OF HAMBURG / 1620 / BATAVIA WRECK / 87 / 100
around, WESTERN AUSTRALIAN MUSEUM

Edge: Plain
Shape: round
Material: Silver
Issued By: Western Australian Museum, Western Australia, Australia

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