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Medal - Melbourne Regatta Prize, Australia, 1888 Numismatics Reg. No: NU 20065

Summary:
Melbourne Regatta prize medal, dated 1888.
The medal was made by W.J. Taylor. William Joseph Taylor, a London medallist and dealer, had tried to set up a mint in Melbourne in the early 1850s and retained links to the city.
Discipline: Numismatics

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Themes this item is part of: Public Life & Institutions Collection, W.J.Taylor, Mint, London, United Kingdom
Primary Classification: MEDALS
Secondary Classification: Civil
Tertiary Classification: sports prizes
DateEra: 1888 AD
Obverse Description: Nude male figure reclining on floating bed amongst reeds holding a paddle.
Reverse Description: Engraved text framed by wreath.
Edge Description: Plain
Inscriptions: Plain (edge)
(obverse)
(reverse)
Shape: Round
Material: Silver
Issued By: Australia
Mint: W.J.Taylor, Mint

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