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Medal - Australian Federal Exhibition, Victoria, Australia, 1902 Numismatics Reg. No: NU 19605

Summary:
Australia Victoria Melbourne
Australian Federal Exhibition memento 1902 (AD)
Mint: probably Stokes & Sons at the Exhibition
Other Details: The Federal Exhibition was arranged to celebrate Australian Federation in 1901. This medal was a memento struck at the Exhibition as a demonstration of the minting process.
Description:
A silver medal holed with loop piece of silver chain featuring a view of Exhibition Building from South East; around above, AUSTRALIAN FEDERAL; below, EXHIBITION, 1902.3; in exergue grafitti R.B..C and St George and dragon, around on shield STRUCK * AT THE EXHIB. * MINT
Acquisition Information:
Transfer from National Gallery of Victoria (NGV), 1976
Discipline: Numismatics
Dimensions: 22 mm (Diameter)
Weight: 5.56 g (Weight)

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Tagged with: australian federation 1901, exhibitions, royal exhibition building, awesome, henry pakes
Themes this item is part of: Royal Exhibition Building Collection, Public Life & Institutions Collection, Wannenmacher Collection
Primary Classification: MEDALS
Secondary Classification: Commemorative
Tertiary Classification: australian federation
Series: Australian Exhibition Medals
DateEra: 1902 AD
Obverse Description: View of Exhibition Building from South East; around above, AUSTRALIAN FEDERAL; below, EXHIBITION, 1902.3; in exergue grafitti R.B..C
Reverse Description: At centre St George and dragon, around on shield STRUCK * AT THE EXHIB. * MINT
Edge Description: Plain
Inscriptions: Obverse: AUSTRALIAN FEDERAL EXHIBITION, 1902.3; in exergue grafitti R.B..C
Reverse: STRUCK * AT THE EXHIB. * MINT
Shape: Round
Material: Silver
Issued By: Melbourne, Victoria, Australia, 1902
References: Car.1902-3/2

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