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- A Issued By South Melbourne, Australia
Medal - Wesleyan Sunday School Exhibition, Victoria, Australia, pre 1893 Reg. No: NU 20233
- 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 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
|Dimensions:||22 mm (Diameter)|
|Weight:||5.25 g (Weight)|
|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|
|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|
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