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Medal - Centenary of Victoria & Sixth Australasian Philatelic Exhibition, Victoria, Australia, 1934 Numismatics Reg. No: NU 18357

Summary:
Victorian Centenary & Sixth Australasian Philatelic Exhibition 1934 (AD)
Mint: Stokes & Sons
Awarded to: Not awarded, in case
Other Details: This is an unissued, bronze prize medal from a major philatelic exhibition called 'VIC VI' that was held in Melbourne in association with the Victorian Centenary celebrations in 1934. The Aboriginal man associated with 1834 was a common theme in materials associated with the centenary.
Description:
Rectangular bronze prize medal.
Acquisition Information:
Transfer from National Gallery of Victoria (NGV), 1976
Discipline: Numismatics
Dimensions: 49 mm (Height), 37 mm (Width)
Weight: 61.97 g (Weight)

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Tagged with: aboriginal depictions, celebrations, exhibitions, melbourne centenary 1935, philatelic exhibitions, stamp shows
Themes this item is part of: Numismatics & Philately Collection, Public Life & Institutions Collection, Stokes & Son, Medal Makers, Melbourne, Victoria & Sydney, New South Wales
Primary Classification: MEDALS
Secondary Classification: Commemorative
Tertiary Classification: centenary of victoria
Series: Australian Commemorative Medals
DateEra: 1934 AD
Obverse Description: Aboriginal bust left; behind, 1834; below VIC VI
Reverse Description: View of city across the Yarra; below, MELBOURNE 1934; above, VICTORIAN CENTENARY / AND / SIXTH AUSTRALASIAN / PHILATELIC / EXHIBITION
Edge Description: Plain
Shape: Rectangle
Material: Bronze
Issued By: Melbourne, Victoria, Australia, 1934
Mint: Stokes & Sons, 1934
References: Car.1934/12

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Judith Heaton Posted on 24 Nov 2013 9:36 PM
I have had a rectangular medal in a drawer for a long time and wonder if you could advise if you recognise it? 20cm x 30cm On the front is a seated man with a pick and a lady standing on his right with her right arm stretched out and with the inscription Mines 1935.On the reverse it would appear to be the same lady her right hand holding a torch over a smaller lady and the writing on this side is Amille Heine

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