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Medal - Brisbane Exhibition of Colonial Products, Queensland, Australia, 1866 Numismatics Reg. No: NU 22432

Summary:
Australia Queensland Brisbane
Medal - Brisbane Exhibition of Colonial Products1866 (AD)
Mint: Wyon
Awarded to: Mueller, Ferdinand von
Other Details: Medal awarded to Ferdinand von Mueller at the 1866 Brisbane Exhibition of Colonial Products.
Description:
A bronze medal (63 mm diameter) featuring a crowned and veiled bust of Queen Victoria and Australian flora
Acquisition Information:
Transfer from National Gallery of Victoria (NGV), 1976
Discipline: Numismatics
Dimensions: 63 mm (Diameter)
Dimension Comment: Weight > 100 g

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Tagged with: exhibitions
Themes this item is part of: Public Life & Institutions Collection, J.S. & A.B. Wyon, Engravers, London, England, J.S. & A.B. Wyon, Engravers, London, England, HM Queen Victoria (1819-1901), Baron Ferdinand von Mueller, Botanist & Explorer (1825-1896)
Primary Classification: MEDALS
Secondary Classification: Commemorative
Tertiary Classification: exhibitions
Series: Australian Exhibition Medals
DateEra: 1866 AD
Obverse Description: Crowned and veiled bust of Queen Victoria facing left; around, EXHIBITION OF COLONIAL PRODUCTS BRISBANE QUEENSLAND 1866 and in small letters below bust the artist's name, J.S. WYON
Reverse Description: At centre in six panels created by fern and sugar cane, six varieties of Australian flora; around on broad rim, + HIC LABOR HINC LAUDEM FORTES SPERATE COLONI and in small letters below the artist's names, J.S. & A.B. WYON
Edge Description: Plain
Inscriptions: Obverse: EXHIBITION OF COLONIAL PRODUCTS BRISBANE QUEENSLAND 1866
and in small letters below bust the artist's name, J.S. WYON
Reverse: + HIC LABOR HINC LAUDEM FORTES SPERATE COLONI
and in small letters below the artist's names, J.S. & A.B. WYON
Edge: Plain
Shape: Round
Material: Bronze
Issued By: Brisbane, Queensland, Australia
Artist: Joseph Wyon, London, England, Great Britain, 1866
Artist: A. Wyon, London, England, Great Britain, 1866
Awarded To: Baron Ferdinand von Mueller, Victoria, Australia

How do we know it was awarded to him?
Person Depicted: HM Queen Victoria, 1866

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