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Medal - City of Footscray Jubilee, Victoria, Australia, 1909 Numismatics Reg. No: NU 33101

Summary:
Australia Victoria Footscray
City of Footscray Jubilee 1909 (AD)
Mint: Stokes
Awarded to: Children
Other Details: Medal issued in 1909 to commemorate the 50th jubilee of the City of Footscray.
Acquisition Information:
Transfer from National Gallery of Victoria (NGV), 1976
Discipline: Numismatics
Dimensions: 39 mm (Height), 27 mm (Width)
Weight: 8.14 g (Weight)
Dimension Comment: 27 * 39

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Tagged with: factories, factory workers
Themes this item is part of: Municipality of Footscray, Victoria, Public Life & Institutions Collection, Stokes & Son, Medal Makers, Melbourne, Victoria & Sydney, New South Wales
Primary Classification: MEDALS
Secondary Classification: Commemorative
Tertiary Classification: public events
Series: Australian Commemorative Medals
DateEra: 1909 AD
Obverse Description: On shield, woman siting in front of factory and surrounded by work tools, above, arms of Great Britain over ribbon with motto, ET INDUSTRIA; around, CITY OF FOOTSCRAY
Reverse Description: PRESENTED / TO / CHILDREN OF THE CITY / IN / COMMEMORATION / OF / JUBILEE / 1859 . 1909
Edge Description: Plain
Inscriptions: Plain (edge)
Woman siting in front of factory and surrounded by work tools, above, arms of Great Britain; around, CITY OF FOOTSCRAY (obverse)
PRESENTED / TO / CHILDREN OF THE CITY / IN / COMMEMORATION / OF / JUBILEE / 1859 . 1909 (reverse)
Shape: Crowned shield
Material: Gilt Bronze
Issued By: City of Footscray, Victoria, Australia
Mint: Stokes & Sons, Melbourne, Victoria, Australia, 1909
Commissioned By: City of Footscray, Footscray, Victoria, Australia, 1909
References: Car.1909/1

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