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Medal - Wesleyan Sunday School Exhibition, Victoria, Australia, pre 1893 Numismatics Reg. No: NU 20233

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 bronze medal (22 mm. diameter) featuring aview of the South Melbourne Wesleyan church and details of the exhibition. 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: 22 mm (Diameter)
Weight: 5.25 g (Weight)

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Tagged with: exhibitions, sunday schools
Themes this item is part of: George McArthur, Collector & Baker (1842-1903), 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 .
Material: Copper
Issued By: Wesleyan Sunday School, South Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
Mint: Stokes & Martin, Victoria, Australia

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