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Medal - Centenary of Local Government Box Hill, City of Box Hill, Victoria, Australia, 1957 Numismatics Reg. No: NU 18218

Summary:
Australia Victoria Box Hill
Centenary of Local Government 1957 (AD)
Mint: Stokes
Other Details: Brass medal issued in 1957 to commemorate the centenary of local government Box Hill. The inaugural meeting to elect the Nunawading District Road Board was held at the Whitehorse Hotel in 1857. Nunawading became a Shire in 1872. It was only in 1925 that the Nunawading Shire was divided to form Box Hill and Nunawading.
Description:
Brass medal with white ribbon with two blue stripes struck to commemorate the centenary of Box Hill featuring the 'white horse' advancing left; around, CENTENARY OF LOCAL GOVERNMENT . 7TH. AUG. 1957 . and, at centre within wreath CITY / OF / BOX HILL , below on ribbon, LABOR OMNIA VINCIT; below as extension of wreath, PROCLAIMED 1927
Acquisition Information:
Donation
Discipline: Numismatics
Dimensions: 75 mm (Height), 27 mm (Diameter)
Weight: 7.98 g (Weight)
Dimension Comment: Height is with ribbon extended

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Tagged with: local government
Themes this item is part of: Municipality of Box Hill, Victoria, Public Life & Institutions Collection, Stokes & Son, Medal Makers, Melbourne, Victoria & Sydney, New South Wales
Primary Classification: MEDALS
Secondary Classification: Commemorative
Tertiary Classification: governance
Series: Australian Commemorative Medals
DateEra: 1957 AD
Obverse Description: The White Horse advancing left; around, CENTENARY OF LOCAL GOVERNMENT . 7TH. AUG. 1957 .
Reverse Description: At centre within wreath CITY / OF / BOX HILL , below on ribbon, LABOR OMNIA VINCIT; below as extension of wreath, PROCLAIMED 1927
Edge Description: Plain
Inscriptions: Plain (edge)
Horse advancing left; around, CENTENARY OF LOCAL GOVERNMENT . 7TH. AUG. 1957 . (obverse)
At centre within wreath CITY / OF / BOX HILL , below on ribbon, LABOR OMNIA VINCIT; below as extension of wreath, PROCLAIMED 1927 (reverse)
Shape: Round and ribbon
Material: Gilt
Issued By: City of Box Hill, Box Hill, Victoria, Australia
Mint: Stokes & Sons, 1957

named on reverse
References: Car.1957/1

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