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Medal - Australian Bicentenary, P.J. Downie Ltd, Australia, 1988 Numismatics Reg. No: NU 20839

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 the flag-raising scane at Sydney Cove in 1788 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 the flag-raising scane at Sydney Cove in 1788 and the bicentenary logo.
Acquisition Information:
Donation from Downie, P.J. Ltd., 1988
Discipline: Numismatics
Dimensions: 32 mm (Diameter)
Weight: 14.216 g (Weight)

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Tagged with: australian bicentenary 1788-1988, celebrations
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: Commemorative
DateEra: 1988 AD
Obverse Description: The flag-raising at Sydney Cove with officers and soldiers standing about and two sailing ships at anchor in the background; below, SETTLEMENT 1788
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) The flag-raising at Sydney Cove with officers and soldiers standing about and two sailing ships at anchor in the background; below, SETTLEMENT 1788
(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., Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
Mint: Hafner (Mint)
Artist: Emil Hafner

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