Medal - Products of New South Wales, New South Wales, Australia, 1867 Reg. No: NU 20557
- Australia New South Wales Sydney
Products of New South Wales for the Paris Universal Exhibition 1867 (AD)
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.
- 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
|Dimensions:||39 mm (Diameter)|
|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)|
|Tertiary Classification:||exhibition prizes|
|Series:||Australian Exhibition Medals|
|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|
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)
|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|