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Medal - Australian Bicentenary, Tasmanian Teachers Credit Union, Tasmania, Australia, 1988 Numismatics Reg. No: NU 20848

Summary:
Australia Tasmania
Medal - Tasmanian Teachers Credit Union Australian Bicentenary 1988 (AD)
Mint: Hafner
Other Details: Tasmanian Teachers Credit Union Australian bicentenary bronze medal, issued in 1988.
Description:
A bronze medal issued by the Tasmanian Teachers Credit Union to commemorate the Australian bicentenary in 1988. It features a reproduction of the Ancient Athenian coin known as the Owl, a tetradrachm (4 drachma) coin of c. 450 BC and the logo of the Credit Union.
Acquisition Information:
Donation from Roger McNeice, 1988
Discipline: Numismatics
Dimensions: 39 mm (Diameter)
Weight: 19.642 g (Weight)

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Tagged with: australian bicentenary 1788-1988, celebrations, owls
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: At centre Teachers Credit Union logo; above, TCU; around, THE . AUSTRALIAN . BICENTENARY - 1788-1988 -
Reverse Description: At centre Owl on Athenian Tetradrachm; below ATHENIAN SILVER / TETRADRACHM / CIRCA 450 BC; around, TASMANIAN . TEACHERS . CREDIT . UNION
Edge Description: Plain
Inscriptions: Plain (edge)
At centre Teachers Credit Union logo; above, TCU; around, THE . AUSTRALIAN . BICENTENARY -1788-1988- (obverse)
At centre Owl on Athenian Tetradrachm; below ATHENIAN SILVER / TETRADRACHM / CIRCA 450 BC; around, TASMANIAN . TEACHERS . CREDIT . UNION (reverse)
Shape: round
Material: Bronze
Issued By: Tasmanian Teachers Credit Union, Tasmania, Australia, 1988
Mint: Hafner (Mint), Victoria, Australia, 1988
Artist: Emil Hafner, Victoria, Australia, 1988

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