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Medal - Bicentenary of the Mutiny on the Bounty, M.R. Roberts Ltd, New South Wales, Australia, 1989 Numismatics Reg. No: NU 34760

Summary:
Australia New South Wales
Bi-Centenary of the Mutiny on the Bounty 1989 (AD)
Mint: not recorded
Other Details: A gilt medal issued by M.R. Roberts to commemorate the bicentenary of the 1789 mutiny on the Bounty. The medal pictures sailing ship seen from the rear, sailing away.
Description:
A gilt medal issued by M.R. Roberts
Sailing ship seen from the rear, sailing away, in foreground five figures in ship's long-boat; around, CAPTAIN BLIGH SET ADRIFT BY MUTINEERS
TO COMMEMORATE / THE 200TH ANNIVERSARY / OF / THE MUTINY ON THE / BOUNTY / 1789 - 1989
Acquisition Information:
Donation from Barrie Winsor - Wynyard Coin Centre, 1989
Discipline: Numismatics
Dimensions: 32 mm (Diameter)
Weight: 13.54 g (Weight)

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Tagged with: mutiny on the bounty 1787
Themes this item is part of: Public Life & Institutions Collection
Primary Classification: MEDALS
Secondary Classification: Commemorative
Tertiary Classification: australian history
Series: Australian Commemorative Medals
DateEra: 1989 AD
Obverse Description: Sailing ship seen from the rear, sailing away, in foreground five figures in ship's long-boat; around, CAPTAIN BLIGH SET ADRIFT BY MUTINEERS
Reverse Description: TO COMMEMORATE / THE 200TH ANNIVERSARY / OF / THE MUTINY ON THE / BOUNTY / 1789 - 1989
Edge Description: Plain
Inscriptions: (edge) Plain
(obverse) Sailing ship seen from the rear, sailing away, in foreground five figures in ship's long-boat; around, CAPTAIN BLIGH SET ADRIFT BY MUTINEERS
(reverse) TO COMMEMORATE / THE 200TH ANNIVERSARY / OF / THE MUTINY ON THE / BOUNTY / 1789 - 1989
Shape: Round
Material: Gilt Bronze
Issued By: M.R. Roberts Ltd, New South Wales, Australia
Commissioned By: M.R. Roberts Ltd, Sydney, New South Wales, Australia, 1989
Ship Depicted: Royal Navy (RN)
Person Depicted: Captain William Bligh

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