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Medal - Wesleyan Sunday School Exhibition, Victoria, Australia, pre 1893 Numismatics Reg. No: NU 20231

Summary:
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.
Description:
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
Discipline: Numismatics
Dimensions: 44 mm (Height), 35 mm (Width)
Dimension Comment: 8.27

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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
Primary Classification: MEDALS
Secondary Classification: Commemorative
Tertiary Classification: religions
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 .
Edge Description: Plain
Inscriptions: Obverse: STOKES & MARTIN
Reverse: S.M.W.S.SCHOOLS . EXHIBITION .
Shape: Star
Material: Gilt
Issued By: Wesleyan Sunday School, South Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
Mint: Stokes & Martin, Victoria, Australia

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