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Medal - New South Wales Centennial, Australia, 1888 Numismatics Reg. No: NU 33531

Summary:
Australia New South Wales
New South Wales Centennial 1888 (AD)
Captain Cook (cast medal)
Mint: unknown
Other Details: New South Wales bronze centennial medal, issued in 1888. The obverse featuresa bust of Captain Cook; the reverse features a map of Australia showing the Colonies.
Previous Collections: John Sharples
Acquisition Information:
Donation from Mr John Sharples - Museum Victoria, 1977
Discipline: Numismatics
Dimensions: 40 mm (Height), 36 mm (Width)
Weight: 15.48 g (Weight)
Dimension Comment: 36 x 36 loop at top

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Tagged with: australian centenary of federation 2001, outline maps
Themes this item is part of: Public Life & Institutions Collection, Captain James Cook, Navigator & Explorer (1728-1779)
Primary Classification: MEDALS
Secondary Classification: Commemorative
Tertiary Classification: centenary of australia
Series: Australian Commemorative Medals
DateEra: 1888 AD
Obverse Description: Bust of Cook facing left within medallion, around on medallion, CAPTAIN COOK
THE MEDALLION IS SET BETWEEN TWO FLAGS; ABOVE THE MEDALLION AND BETWEEN THE TOPS OF THE FLAGE, centenary / 1888
Reverse Description: Map of Australia showing colonies named as; WEST/AUSTLIA / NORTH/AUSTLIA / SOUTH AUSTLIA / QUEENS/LAND NEW SOUTH/WALES/ VICTIA
Edge Description: Plain
Inscriptions: Plain (edge)
CENTENARY/1888/CAPTAIN COOK (obverse)
MAP OF AUSTRALIA; WEST/AUSTLIA/NORTH/AUSTLIA/SOUTH AUSTLIA/QUEENS/LAND NEW SOUTH/WALES/VICTIA (reverse)
Shape: Irregular
Material: Bronze
Issued By: Australia
Person Depicted: Captain James Cook, New South Wales, Australia, 1888
Previous Collection: Mr John Sharples
References: Car 1888/4

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Sam Eager Posted on 26 May 2010 10:51 PM
how much would a 1888 centenary captain cook coin be worth now
Sam Eager Posted on 27 May 2010 5:40 PM
do u no were i could find a valuation site for a 1888 captain cook centenary coin
Discovery Centre Posted on 28 May 2010 3:56 PM
Museum Victoria Comment
Hi Sam, please look at our Question of the Week on Coin Valuations for advice
cindy knott Posted on 24 Oct 2011 4:56 PM
i have one of these

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