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Medal - Bicentenary of the Fall of the Bastille, M.R. Roberts Ltd, New South Wales, Australia, 1989 Numismatics Reg. No: NU 34757

Summary:
Australia New South Wales Paris
Bicentenary of the Fall of the Bastille 1989 (AD)
Mint: not recorded
Other Details: A gilt medal issued by M.R. Roberts to commemorate the bicentenary of the fall of the Bastille, which fell on 14 July 1789. The medal includes a scene of the Bastille in flames and the Eiffel Tower.
Description:
A gilt medal issued by M.R. Roberts
Scene of the Bastille in flames with people gathered in front; above, BASTILLE FELL ON JULY 14 1789
Eiffel Tower with cloud behind; around, EIFFEL TOWER CENTENARY . 1889 - 1989
Acquisition Information:
Donation from Barrie Winsor - Wynyard Coin Centre, 1989
Discipline: Numismatics
Dimensions: 32 mm (Diameter)
Weight: 13.93 g (Weight)

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Tagged with: fall of the bastille saint-antoine 1789, french revolution 1789-1799
Themes this item is part of: Public Life & Institutions Collection
Primary Classification: MEDALS
Secondary Classification: Commemorative
Tertiary Classification: politics & public protest
Series: Australian Commemorative Medals
DateEra: 1989 AD
Obverse Description: Scene of the Bastille in flames with people gathered in front; above, BASTILLE FELL ON JULY 14 1789
Reverse Description: Eiffel Tower with cloud behind; around, EIFFEL TOWER CENTENARY . 1889 - 1989
Edge Description: Plain
Inscriptions: (edge) Plain
(obverse) Scene of the Bastille in flames with people gathered in front; above, BASTILLE FELL ON JULY 14 1789
(reverse) Eiffel Tower with cloud behind; around, EIFFEL TOWER CENTENARY . 1889 - 1989
Shape: Round
Material: Gilt Bronze
Issued By: M.R. Roberts Ltd, New South Wales, Australia, 1989
Commissioned By: M.R. Roberts Ltd, Sydney, New South Wales, Australia, 1989

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