Where is it from?

Association locations map

Tags

Add your own tags:
Separate multiple tags using a comma

Medal - Federation of Australian Commonwealth, Victoria, Australia, 1901 Numismatics Reg. No: NU 20904

Summary:
Australia Victoria Melbourne
Australian Federation Medal 1901 (AD)
Mint: not recorded
Other Details: The Federation of the colonies in 1901 to form the Commonwealth of Australia was an occasion for celebration and national pride. Numerous medals were produced, often to be worn at special Federation events.
Acquisition Information:
Transfer from National Gallery of Victoria (NGV), 1976
Discipline: Numismatics
Weight: 4.05 g (Weight)
Dimension Comment: 26 * 22

More information

Tagged with: australian federation 1901, royal exhibition building
Themes this item is part of: Public Life & Institutions Collection, Getting In, Immigration Museum Exhibition, 2003-2015
Primary Classification: MEDALS
Secondary Classification: Commemorative
Tertiary Classification: australian federation
DateEra: 1901 AD
Obverse Description: Rising sun / AUSTRALIAN / COMMONWEALTH / INAUGURATED / 1.JAN. / 1901
Reverse Description: St. George and dragon; on cross arms, top, UNION; bottom, EMPIRE; left, ONE / FLAG; right, ONE / DEST / -INY
Edge Description: Plain
Inscriptions: Plain (edge)
Rising sun / AUSTRALIAN / COMMONWEALTH / INAUGURATED / 1.JAN. / 1901 (obverse)
St. George and dragon; on cross arms, top, UNION; bottom, EMPIRE; left, ONE / FLAG; right, ONE / DEST / -INY (reverse)
Shape: Cross & loop
Material: Gilt Copper
Issued By: Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
References: Car.1901/6

Add your comment

  • Museum Victoria does not provide valuations, for more information please visit the valuation infosheet
  • Please note that Museum Victoria staff will not normally respond to comments posted on our website.

Similar items

Yes No