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Medal - Australian Bicentenary & Opening of New Parliament House, Canberra, M.R. Roberts Ltd, New South Wales, Australia, 1988 Numismatics Reg. No: NU 34756

Summary:
Australia New South Wales Canberra
Opening of Parliament House 1988 (AD)
Mint: not recorded
Other Details: A gilt medal issued by M.R. Roberts to commemorate the opening of Parliament House during the Australian Bicentenary in 1988. It includes the Bicentenary logo, a map of Australia and an image of the new Parliament House building.
Description:
A gilt medal issued by M.R. Roberts
Above the Bicentenary logo map of Australia, the new Parliament House building; around, AUSTRALIA'S NEW PARLIAMENT HOUSE; around below, OPENED 1988 . BICENTENNIAL YEAR
Old Parliament House; above, OPENED 1927 around, CANBERRA'S FIRST PARLIAMENT HOUSE
Acquisition Information:
Donation from Barrie Winsor - Wynyard Coin Centre, 1989
Discipline: Numismatics
Dimensions: 32 mm (Diameter)
Weight: 13.83 g (Weight)

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Tagged with: australian bicentenary 1788-1988, celebrations, parliament houses
Themes this item is part of: Public Life & Institutions Collection, 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: Above the Bicentenary logo map of Australia, the new Parliament House building; around, AUSTRALIA'S NEW PARLIAMENT HOUSE; around below, OPENED 1988 . BICENTENNIAL YEAR
Reverse Description: Old Parliament House; above, OPENED 1927 around, CANBERRA'S FIRST PARLIAMENT HOUSE
Edge Description: Plain
Inscriptions: (edge) Plain
(obverse) Above the Bicentenary logo map of Australia, the new Parliament House building; around, AUSTRALIA'S NEW PARLIAMENT HOUSE; around below, OPENED 1988 . BICENTENNIAL YEAR
(reverse) Old Parliament House; above, OPENED 1927 around, CANBERRA'S FIRST PARLIAMENT HOUSE
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

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