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Medal - Australian Bicentenary, Presentation of the State Coach to Queen Elizabeth II, M.R. Roberts Ltd, New South Wales, Australia, 1988 Numismatics Reg. No: NU 34751

Summary:
A gift medal issued by M.R. Roberts, portraying the State Coach presented to Queen Elizabeth by Australia as a gift to mark the bicentenary of Australia in 1988.
Description:
A gilt medal issued by M.R. Roberts
Crowned bust of Queen facing left, in front, ROYAL; behind, VISIT; around, BICENTENNIAL GIFT TO QUEEN ELIZABETH . 8 MAY 1988 .
Above the bicentennial map of Australia, the State Coach, above AUSTRALIAN, below, STATE COACH
Acquisition Information:
Donation from Barrie Winsor - Wynyard Coin Centre, 1989
Discipline: Numismatics
Dimensions: 32 mm (Diameter)
Weight: 13.66 g (Weight)

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Tagged with: australian bicentenary 1788-1988, celebrations, royal visits, state coaches
Themes this item is part of: Public Life & Institutions Collection, HM Queen Elizabeth II (1926- ), W.J. Amor Mint, Medal Maker, New South Wales
Primary Classification: MEDALS
Secondary Classification: Commemorative
Tertiary Classification: bicentenary of australia
Series: Australian Commemorative Medals
DateEra: 1988 AD
Obverse Description: Crowned bust of Queen facing left, in front, ROYAL; behind, VISIT; around, BICENTENNIAL GIFT TO QUEEN ELIZABETH . 8 MAY 1988 .
Reverse Description: Above the bicentennial map of Australia, the State Coach, above AUSTRALIAN, below, STATE COACH
Edge Description: Plain
Inscriptions: (edge) Plain
(obverse) Crowned bust of Queen facing left, in front, ROYAL; behind, VISIT; around, BICENTENNIAL GIFT TO QUEEN ELIZABETH . 8 MAY 1988 .
(reverse) Above the bicentennial map of Australia, the State Coach, above AUSTRALIAN, below, STATE COACH
Shape: Round
Material: Gilt Bronze
Issued By: M.R. Roberts Ltd, New South Wales, Australia, 1988
Mint: Amor (Mint), Australia, 1988
Commissioned By: M.R. Roberts Ltd, Sydney, New South Wales, Australia, 1988
Person Depicted: HM Queen Elizabeth II

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