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Medal - Australian Bicentenary, Gold Rush, P.J. Downie Ltd, Australia, 1988 Numismatics Reg. No: NU 20837

Summary:
Australia
Medal - Australian Bicentenary Gold Rush 1988 (AD)
Mint: Hafner
Other Details: A gold-plated medal struck for sale to collectors as a commemoration of the Australian Bicentenary in 1988. The medal features a Miner wielding pick; in background, digger with spade, wheelbarrow and tent flying Eureka flag and the bicentenary logo.
Description:
A gold plated medal struck for sale to collectors as a commemoration of the Australian Bicentenary in 1988. The medal features a Miner wielding pick; in background, digger with spade, wheelbarrow and tent flying Eureka flag and the bicentenary logo.
Acquisition Information:
Donation from Downie, P.J. Ltd., 1988
Discipline: Numismatics
Dimensions: 32 mm (Diameter)
Weight: 14.237 g (Weight)

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Tagged with: australian bicentenary 1788-1988, celebrations, eureka flag, gold, -1
Themes this item is part of: Public Life & Institutions Collection, Emil Hafner, Engraver (circa 1920s- ), Emil Hafner, Engraver (circa 1920s- )
Primary Classification: MEDALS
Secondary Classification: Commemorative
Tertiary Classification: bicentenary of australia
Series: Australian Commemorative Medals
DateEra: 1988 AD
Obverse Description: Miner wielding pick; in background, digger with spade, wheelbarrow and tent flying Eureka flag; below, GOLDRUSH 1851
Reverse Description: At centre the bicentenary logo, a map of Australia made from diagonal lines and Australia / 1788 - 1988 ©; around above, AUSTRALIAN BICENTENARY
Edge Description: Plain
Inscriptions: (edge) Plain
(obverse) Miner wielding pick; in background, digger with spade, wheelbarrow and tent flying Eureka flag; below, GOLDRUSH 1851
(reverse) At centre the bicentenary logo, a map of Australia made from diagonal lines and Australia / 1788 - 1988 ©; around above, AUSTRALIAN BICENTENARY
Shape: round
Material: Gold-plated
Issued By: Downie, P.J. Ltd., Australia
Mint: Hafner (Mint)
Artist: Emil Hafner

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