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Medal - Sailors & Brothers, Victoria, Australia, circa 1890 Numismatics Reg. No: NU 20622

Summary:
Australia Victoria
Sailors and Brothers c. 1890 (AD)
Mint: Stokes
Other Details: This is one of a small group of medals sharing the Sailors & Brothers obverse featuring clasped hands. They appear to be related to the Australian Sailor's Union and are known with reverses for Victoria and South Australia.
Description:
A silver medal (17 mm diameter) featuring clasped hands and a crossed anchor and spade
Acquisition Information:
Transfer from National Gallery of Victoria (NGV), 1976
Discipline: Numismatics
Dimensions: 19 mm (Diameter)
Weight: 2.69 g (Weight)

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Tagged with: trade unions
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: trade unions
Series: Australian Union Medals
DateEra: circa 1890 AD
Obverse Description: At centre, two clasped hands; above, SAILORS / & ; below, BROTHERS ornate rim beading
Reverse Description: Crossed anchor and spade; at left, S; at right, U; around, VICTORIA'S PRIDE
Edge Description: Plain
Inscriptions: Obverse: SAILORS & BROTHERS
Reverse: S U VICTORIA'S PRIDE
Shape: round
Material: Silver
Issued By: Victoria, Australia
Mint: Stokes (Mint)
References: Not in Carlisle but see S/1 for the South Australian medal

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