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Medal - Sailors & Brothers, Victoria, Australia, circa 1890 Numismatics Reg. No: NU 21055

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. This piece features the Lord's Prayer.
Description:
A copper medal (17 mm diameter) featuring clasped hands and the Lord's Prayer
Acquisition Information:
Transfer from National Gallery of Victoria (NGV), 1976
Discipline: Numismatics
Dimensions: 19 mm (Diameter)
Weight: 2.74 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: OUR / FATHER / WHO ART IN HEAVEN / HALLOWED BE THY NAME / THY KINGDOM COME / THY WILL BE DONE ON EARTH / AS IT IS IN HEAVEN / GIVE US THIS DAY OUR DAILY BREAD / FORGIVE US OUR TRESPASSES / AS WE FORGIVE THEM / THAT TRESPASS AGAINST US / LEAD US NOT INTO TEMPTATION / BUT DELIVER US FROM EVIL / FOR THINE IS THE KINGDOM / THE POWER / & THE GLORY FOR / EVER & EVER / AMEN
Edge Description: Plain
Inscriptions: Obverse: SAILORS & BROTHERS
Reverse: OUR FATHER WHO ART IN HEAVEN HALLOWED BE THY NAME THY KINGDOM COME THY WILL BE DONE ON EARTH AS IT IS IN HEAVEN GIVE US THIS DAY OUR DAILY BREAD FORGIVE US OUR TRESPASSES AS WE FORGIVE THEM THAT TRESPASS AGAINST US LEAD US NOT INTO TEMPTATION BUT DELIVER US FROM EVILFOR THINE IS THE KINGDOM THE POWER & THE GLORY FOR EVER & EVER AMEN
Shape: round
Material: Copper
Issued By: Victoria, Australia
Mint: Stokes (Mint), Australia, circa 1890

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