Tags

Add your own tags:
Separate multiple tags using a comma

Similar items over time

Medal - Royal Visit of Queen Elizabeth II, Australia, 1970 Numismatics Reg. No: NU 16469

Summary:
Australia
Royal Visit 1970 (AD)
Mint: Matthey Garret Pty Ltd
Other Details: Gold medal struck to commemorate the 1970 Royal Visit to Australia featuring. It featues the conjoined heads of Queen Elizabeth II and the Duke of Edinburgh.
Description:
Gold medal struck to commemorate the 1970 Royal Visit to Australia featuring:
Conjoined heads of Queen Elizabeth II and the Duke of Edinburgh facing left; around below, THE ROYAL VISIT 1970
in small letters below Queen's truncation the artist's initials, WG
A relief map of Australia, around at left, TERRA AUSTRALIS
Discipline: Numismatics
Dimensions: 38 mm (Diameter)
Weight: 48.429 g (Weight)

More information

Tagged with: royal visits, royalty british, school visits, illawarra
Themes this item is part of: HRH Prince Philip, Duke of Edinburgh (1921- ), Public Life & Institutions Collection, HM Queen Elizabeth II (1926- ), Matthey Garrett Pty. Ltd., Medal Manufacturer
Primary Classification: MEDALS
Secondary Classification: Commemorative
Tertiary Classification: royal visits
Series: Australian Commemorative Medals
DateEra: 1970 AD
Obverse Description: Conjoined heads of Queen Elizabeth II and the Duke of Edinburgh facing left; around below, THE ROYAL VISIT 1970
in small letters below Queen's truncation the artist's initials, WG
Reverse Description: A relief map of Australia, around at left, TERRA AUSTRALIS
Edge Description: Stamped, 18 CT 353
Inscriptions: (edge) Stamped, 18 CT 353
(obverse) Conjoined heads of Queen Elizabeth II and the Duke of Edinburgh facing left; around below, THE ROYAL VISIT 1970
in small letters below Queen's truncation the artist's initials, WG
(reverse) A relief map of Australia, around at left, TERRA AUSTRALIS
Shape: round
Material: Gold
Issued By: Australia, 1970
Mint: Matthey Garrett Pty. Ltd., 1970
Person Depicted: HM Queen Elizabeth II
Person Depicted: HRH Prince Philip Duke of Edinburgh
References: Car.1970/59

Add your comment

  • Museum Victoria does not provide valuations, for more information please visit the valuation infosheet
  • Please note that Museum Victoria staff will not normally respond to comments posted on our website.
Yes No