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Medal - Engineering Faculty Centenary, 1883-1983, University of Melbourne, Victoria, Australia, 1983 Numismatics Reg. No: NU 13500

Summary:
Australia Victoria Melbourne
Medal, Melbourne University, Engineering Faculty Centenary, 1883 - 1983
Mint: not recorded
Other Details: The School of Engineering was created at the University of Melbourne in November 1860. Engineering has been taught continuously at the University of Melbourne since 1861. The school opened with one lecturer and 15 students, who attended lectures on two evenings each week. The first Engineering degree was not awarded until 1883. This medal commemorates the centenary of that first degree.
Description:
A small chromed medal with loop and ring for wearing issued to commemorate the centenary of the Engineering Faculty
At centre within a rectalinear design MU / EF around, Engineering Centenary 1883 1983
University of Melbourne logo

The letters on the obverse are for Melbourne University Engineering Faculty
Acquisition Information:
Donation from Dr Raymond Marginson, 1992
Discipline: Numismatics
Dimensions: 27 mm (Height), 21 mm (Diameter)
Weight: 4.66 g (Weight)
Dimension Comment: Height includes loop extended

More information

Themes this item is part of: Engineering Collection, Public Life & Institutions Collection, University of Melbourne, Faculty of Engineering, Parkville, Victoria
Primary Classification: MEDALS
Secondary Classification: Commemorative
Tertiary Classification: education
Series: Australian Commemorative Medals
DateEra: 1983 AD
Obverse Description: At centre within a rectalinear design MU / EF around, Engineering Centenary 1883 1983
Reverse Description: University of Melbourne logo
Edge Description: Plain with loop and ring for wearing
Inscriptions: (edge) Plain with loop and ring for wearing
(obverse) At centre within a rectalinear design MU / EF around, Engineering Centenary 1883 1983
(reverse) University of Melbourne logo
Shape: round
Material: Chrome Steel
Issued By: University of Melbourne (The) Engineering Faculty, Melbourne, Victoria, Australia

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