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Medal - Wesleyan Sunday School Exhibition, Victoria, Australia, pre 1893 Reg. No: NU 20231
- Australia Victoria South Melbourne
Wesleyan Sunday School Exhibition (pre 1893) medal set in 8-pointed star with loop
Mint: Stokes & Martin
Other Details: Wesleyan Sunday School Exhibition medal, issued before 1893. This exhibition is placed in 1879 by Alfred Chitty in his catalogue of the NGV's Numismatics collection in 1920. Stokes & Martin operated between 1873 and 1893.
- A small medal (22 mm. diameter) featuring aview of the South Melbourne Wesleyan church and details of the exhibition set in a star shaped ornate mount with loop, all gilt. The centre of the reverse is empty and may have been intended for an inscription.
- Acquisition Information:
- Transfer from National Gallery of Victoria (NGV), 1976
|Dimensions:||44 mm (Height), 35 mm (Width)|
|Tagged with:||exhibitions, sunday schools|
|Themes this item is part of:||Public Life & Institutions Collection, Wesleyan Sunday School, Australia, Stokes & Son, Medal Makers, Melbourne, Victoria & Sydney, New South Wales, Alfred Chitty Collection|
|Series:||Australian Exhibition Medals|
|DateEra:||pre 1893 AD|
|Obverse Description:||A two storied church; in exergue, STOKES & MARTIN|
|Reverse Description:||Around on broad rim, S.M.W.S.SCHOOLS . EXHIBITION .|
|Inscriptions:||Obverse: STOKES & MARTIN
Reverse: S.M.W.S.SCHOOLS . EXHIBITION .
|Issued By:||Wesleyan Sunday School, South Melbourne, Victoria, Australia|
|Mint:||Stokes & Martin, Victoria, Australia|