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Medal - Royal Australian Mint, Canberra, Australia, 1991 Numismatics Reg. No: NU 41732

Summary:
Australia A.C.T. Canberra
Royal Australian Mint c.1991 (AD)
Mint: Royal Australian Mint, Canberra
Other Details: Medal struck by donor at mint during visit in 1991. A small copper medal made from metal recovered from melted one and two cent coins struck at the mint in a coin operated press in the visitor's galleries. It features a medieval European minting scene and an image of the Royal Australian Mint.
Description:
A small copper medal made from metal recovered from melted one and two cent coins struck at the mint in a coin operated press in the visitor's galleries. It features a medieval European minting scene and an image of the Royal Australian Mint.
Acquisition Information:
Donation from Mr John Sharples - Museum Victoria, 2000
Discipline: Numismatics
Dimensions: 27 mm (Diameter)
Weight: 8.26 g (Weight)

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Tagged with: tourism
Themes this item is part of: Public Life & Institutions Collection, Royal Australian Mint, Deakin, Canberra, Australian Capital Territory, Royal Australian Mint, Deakin, Canberra, Australian Capital Territory
Primary Classification: MEDALS
Secondary Classification: Commemorative
Tertiary Classification: numismatics
Series: Australian Commemorative Medals
DateEra: 1991 AD
Obverse Description: At centre within a line circle a view of the front of the mint; around, ROYAL AUSTRALIAN MINT
Reverse Description: At centre within a line circle images of three medieval moniers at work with a nineteenth century press in the background; around, WELCOME TO CANBERRA
Edge Description: Plain
Inscriptions: Plain (edge)
At centre within a line circle a view of the front of the mint; around, ROYAL AUSTRALIAN MINT (obverse)
At centre within a line circle images of three medieval moniers at work with a nioneteenth century press in the background; around, WELCOME TO CANBERRA (reverse)
Shape: Round
Material: Bronze
Issued By: Royal Australian Mint, Canberra, Australian Capital Territory, Australia
Mint: Royal Australian Mint, Canberra, Australian Capital Territory, Australia

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