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Medal - Australia's 150th Anniversary Philatelic Exhibition Prize, New South Wales, Australia, 1938 Numismatics Reg. No: NU 20546

Summary:
Australia New South Wales Sydney
Australia's 150th Anniversary Philatelic Exhibition Prize Medal 1938 (AD)
Mint: Amor
Awarded to: Not issued
Other Details: This medal was struck in 1938 to commemorate the 150th anniversary of British settlement of Australia.
Acquisition Information:
Transfer from Melbourne Branch of Royal Mint, 1978
Discipline: Numismatics
Dimensions: 44 mm (Height), 32 mm (Width)
Weight: 31.73 g (Weight)

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Tagged with: exhibitions, first fleet, flying boats, philatelic exhibitions, sailing vessels, stamp shows
Themes this item is part of: Numismatics & Philately Collection, Public Life & Institutions Collection, Transport Collection, W.J. Amor Mint, Medal Maker, New South Wales
Primary Classification: MEDALS
Secondary Classification: Commemorative
Tertiary Classification: sesquicentenary of australia
Series: Australian Commemorative Medals
DateEra: 1938 AD
Obverse Description: At centre H.M.S. Sirius under full sail left; below, "SIRIUS" / 1788; artist's initials, V.V. , small letters in the field at right
Reverse Description: A Catalina flying-boat moving to left through water, above, SYDNEY 1938,
below, AUSTRALIA'S / 150TH / ANNIVERSARY / PHILATELIC / EXHIBITION; stamped SPECIMEN ONLY at btm left.
Edge Description: Stamped AMOR on bottom edge, else plain
Inscriptions: Plain (edge)
"SIRIUS"/1788; V.V. in the field Illustration of the Sirius (obverse)
SYDNEY 1938/AUSTRALIA'S/150TH/ANNIVERSARY/PHILATELIC/EXHIBITION stamped SPECIMEN ONLY at btm left. (reverse)
Shape: Round
Material: Bronze
Issued By: Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
Mint: Amor (Mint), 1938
Artist: Mr. Vanbola Veinberg - Amor (Mint), Sydney, New South Wales, Australia, 1930
References: Ca 1938/11

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