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Medal - 'Port Phillip Australia', Victoria, Australia, circa 1900 Numismatics Reg. No: NU 4942

Summary:
Australia Victoria Melbourne
c. 1900 (AD)
Mint: Stokes & Sons
Other Details: Medal inscribed 'Port Phillip Australia' and the date 1853 on the obverse and the arms of Victoria on the reverse. The medal is dated about 1900. The die used for the obverse was cracked.
Acquisition Information:
Transfer from National Gallery of Victoria (NGV), 1976
Discipline: Numismatics
Dimensions: 23 mm (Diameter)
Weight: 5.240 g (Weight)

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Themes this item is part of: Public Life & Institutions Collection, Stokes & Son, Medal Makers, Melbourne, Victoria & Sydney, New South Wales
Primary Classification: MEDALS
Secondary Classification: Commemorative
Tertiary Classification: governance
DateEra: circa 1900 AD
Obverse Description: At centre within circle, Kangaroo standing right, below 1853; around struck into ornate rim, PORT PHILLIP AUSTRALIA Die cracked
Reverse Description: Within olive wreath and below rising sun, arms of Victoria
Edge Description: Plain
Inscriptions: Plain (edge)
At centre within circle, Kangaroo standing right, below 1853; around struck into ornate rim, PORT PHILLIP AUSTRALIA Die cracked (obverse)
Within olive wreath and below rising sun, arms of Victoria (reverse)
Shape: round
Material: Gilt Bronze
Issued By: Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
Mint: Stokes & Sons (Mint)

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