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Medal - Victorian Arts Centre, Proof Strike, Victoria, Australia, 1989 Numismatics Reg. No: NU 18356

Summary:
Australia Victoria Melbourne
Victorian Arts Centre medal c. 1990 (AD)
Mint: Stokes Australasia
Other Details: A gold-plated medal with polished proof finish depicting the Victorian Arts centre with its original tower. This medal was developed by Stokes to be one of a series of Melbourne tourism highlights for sale at each venue. The Museum of Victoria was to be one of these venues, but the idea failed and only a few medals made for promotional purposes were struck.
Description:
A gold-plated medal with polished proof finish depicting the Victorian Arts centre with it's original tower.
Acquisition Information:
Donation from Stokes (Australasia) Pty. Ltd., 1996
Discipline: Numismatics
Dimensions: 38 mm (Diameter)
Weight: 31.29 g (Weight)

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Tagged with: arts centres, concert halls, theatres
Themes this item is part of: Public Life & Institutions Collection, Stokes & Son, Medal Makers, Melbourne, Victoria & Sydney, New South Wales
Primary Classification: MEDALS
Secondary Classification: Commemorative
Tertiary Classification: architecture & planning
Series: Australian Commemorative Medals
DateEra: 1989 AD
Obverse Description: Victorian Arts centre featuring original spire; around above, VICTORIAN ARTS CENTRE MELBOURNE
Reverse Description: INDIVIDUALLY / MINTED / IN / MELBOURNE / AUSTRALIA / STOKES
Edge Description: Plain
Inscriptions: Plain (edge)
Victorian Arts centre featuring original spire; around above, VICTORIAN ARTS CENTRE MELBOURNE (obverse)
INDIVIDUALLY / MINTED / IN / MELBOURNE / AUSTRALIA / STOKES (reverse)
Shape: round
Material: Silver
Issued By: Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
Mint: Stokes (Australasia) Pty. Ltd.

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