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Medal - Sydney Branch of the Royal Mint, Sydney, New South Wales, Australia, 1902-1910 Numismatics Reg. No: NU 20158

Summary:
Australia New South Wales Sydney
Sydney Mint Medal of Edward VII in bronze
Mint: Sydney

Other Details: Medal issued by the Sydney Branch of the Royal Mint, designed by George William de Saulles. Saulles was a sculptor, designer and engraver. He served as assistant to Leonard Charles Wyon at the London Mint and in 1892 was appointed chief engraver, serving until 1903. He designed and engraved coins used in many countries.
Acquisition Information:
Transfer from Melbourne Branch of Royal Mint, 1978
Discipline: Numismatics
Dimensions: 41 mm (Diameter)
Weight: 33.71 g (Weight)

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Themes this item is part of: George William de Saulles, Sculptor, Designer & Engraver (1862-1903), Royal Mint, Medal Makers, Sydney, New South Wales, Public Life & Institutions Collection, Royal Mint, Melbourne Branch, Melbourne, Victoria, HRH Edward VII (1841-1910), Branch Mints of the Royal Mint, Branch Mints of the Royal Mint, Branch Mints of the Royal Mint, George William De Saulles, Medallist (1862-1903), Deputy Masters of the Melbourne Branch of the Royal Mint, Closure of Melbourne Mint, Melbourne Mint during World War II, Establishment of Melbourne Mint, 1872, Melbourne Mint
Primary Classification: MEDALS
Secondary Classification: Commemorative
Tertiary Classification: numismatics
Series: Presentation
DateEra: 1902-1910 AD
Obverse Description: Crowned bust of Edward VII faciing left, around, EDWARDVSVII REX ET IMPERATOR
on truncation in tiny letters the artist's initials, DES.
Reverse Description: Arms of the Royal Mint with Tower of London and Tudor Rose to left and right of crown;
around above, SYDNEY BRANCH OF THE ROYAL MINT
below, ESTABLISHED 1855
Edge Description: Plain
Inscriptions: Plain (edge)
Crowned bust left, around, EDWARDVSVII REX ET IMPERATOR (obverse)
Arms of the Mint; SYDNEY BRANCH OF THE ROYAL MINT/ESTABLISHED 1855 (reverse)
Shape: Round
Material: Bronze
Issued By: Royal Mint, Sydney Branch, Australia
Mint: Royal Mint, Sydney Branch, Sydney, New South Wales, Australia, 1902-1910
Artist: George de Saulles - Royal Mint, London, London, England, Great Britain, 1902 or later
Person Depicted: King Edward VII
Previous Collection: Royal Mint, Melbourne Branch
References: Car. E/2

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