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Medal - Products of New South Wales, New South Wales, Australia, 1867 Numismatics Reg. No: NU 20557

Summary:
Australia New South Wales Sydney
Products of New South Wales for the Paris Universal Exhibition 1867 (AD)
Mint: Sydney
Other Details: This is a bronze medal struck at the Sydney Mint with dies provided from L.C. Wyon in London. It commemorates an exhibition of the Products of New South Wales to select entries for the Paris Universal Exhibition of 1867.
Description:
A bronze medal struck at the Sydney Mint with dies provided from L.C. Wyon in London. It features a portrait of Queen Victoria and notes the Products of New South Wales exhibition to select entries for the Paris Universal Exhibition of 1867
Acquisition Information:
Transfer from National Gallery of Victoria (NGV), 1976
Discipline: Numismatics
Dimensions: 39 mm (Diameter)

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Tagged with: exhibitions
Themes this item is part of: Royal Mint, Medal Makers, Sydney, New South Wales, Public Life & Institutions Collection, HM Queen Victoria (1819-1901), Branch Mints of the Royal Mint, Leonard Charles Wyon, Engraver (1826-1891)
Primary Classification: MEDALS
Secondary Classification: Civil
Tertiary Classification: exhibition prizes
Series: Australian Exhibition Medals
DateEra: 1867 AD
Obverse Description: At centre, young head of Queen Victoria wearing coronet facing left; around, VICTORIA QUEEN
below in small letters the artist's name, L.C.WYON.
Reverse Description: At centre within a beaded circle abd between a branch of banksia and a small olive wreath, PRODUCTS/ OF NEW/ SOUTH WALES / SYDNEY around, PARIS UNIVERSAL EXHIBITION/1867 around
Edge Description: Plain
Inscriptions: Plain (edge)
VICTORIA QUEEN/L.C.WYON. Young head of Queen Victoria, facing l., (obverse)
PARIS UNIVERSAL EXHIBITION/1867 around PRODUCTS/OF NEW/SOUTH WALES/ SYDNEY (reverse)
Shape: Round
Material: Bronze
Issued By: Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
Mint: Royal Mint, Sydney Branch

Probably 1867 but may have been 1866, the date on the medal refering to the Paris Exhibition.
Artist: Leonard Wyon - Royal Mint, London
Person Depicted: HM Queen Victoria

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