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Medal - Episcopal Conference, Australia, 1970 Numismatics Reg. No: NU 16462

Summary:
Australia
Episcopal Conference Medal, 1970
Mint: Royal Australian Mint for Matthey Garrett Set no 353
Other Details: Medal issued to commemorate the 1970 Episcopal Conference, held in Australia. It shows Pope Paul VI and eight bishops. The medal was received in a red velvet box.
Description:
Large gold medal issued to commemorate the Episcopal Conference held in Australia in 1970
Bust left; around, PAULUS VI PONTIF MAXIMUS
Eight Bishops seated around Pope below arch and before Cross; around, EPISCOPAL CONFERENCE AUSTRALIA 1970
Acquisition Information:
Cultural Gifts Donation (Possible) from Brendan Hunt, 1980
Discipline: Numismatics
Dimensions: 45 mm (Diameter)
Weight: 54.518 g (Weight)

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Tagged with: religions
Themes this item is part of: Public Life & Institutions Collection, Pope Paul VI, Roman Catholic Church (1897-1978), Matthey Garrett Pty. Ltd., Medal Manufacturer
Primary Classification: MEDALS
Secondary Classification: Commemorative
Tertiary Classification: religions
Series: Australian Commemorative Medals
DateEra: 1970 AD
Obverse Description: Bust left; around, PAULUS VI PONTIF MAXIMUS
Reverse Description: Eight Bishops seated around Pope below arch and before Cross; around, EPISCOPAL CONFERENCE AUSTRALIA 1970
Edge Description: 18CT 0353
Inscriptions: 18CT 0353 (edge)
Bust left; around, PAULUS VI PONTIF MAXIMUS (obverse)
Eight Bishops seated around Pope below arch and before Cross; around, EPISCOPAL CONFERENCE AUSTRALIA 1970 (reverse)
Shape: round
Material: Gold
Issued By: Australia
Mint: Matthey Garrett Pty. Ltd., 1970

There seems to be some confusion as to the mint, Car. 1970/36, part of the same series given to Royal Australian Mintand bears same artist's initials.
Person Depicted: Pope Paul VI
References: Car.1970/52

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