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Pass - Melbourne Centennial Exhibition, Victoria, Australia, 1888 Numismatics Reg. No: NU 17926

Melbourne Centennial International Exhibition (MCIE) gold pass presented to Sir John McIntyre (1832-1904), a member of parliament and MCIE commissioner. McIntyre was a member of the MCIE Wine committee. It is believed that this pass granted access to the Exhibition Buildings and grounds for the duration of the exhibition.
Diamond shaped medal with fixed ring at top. Decorated on both sides with MCIE logo surrounded by text. Owner's name engraved on reverse.
Acquisition Information:
Donation from Sir John McIntyre - M.L.A., 1990
Discipline: Numismatics
Dimensions: 29 mm (Height), 19 mm (Width)
Weight: 4.15 g (Weight)

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Tagged with: exhibition passes, exhibitions, exhibitions melbourne international centennial 1888-1889, commissioners
Themes this item is part of: John McIntyre, Politician & Businessman (1832-1904), Numismatics & Philately Collection, Public Life & Institutions Collection
Primary Classification: TOKENS
Secondary Classification: Australia - Victoria
Tertiary Classification: exhibition passes
Series: Australian Exhibition Medals
DateEra: 1888 AD
Obverse Description: At centre, monogram of CIE; around, CENTENNIAL INTERNATIONAL EXHIBITION MELBOURNE 1888
Reverse Description: At centre monogram of CIE; around engraved, John McIntyre M.P. Commissioner
Edge Description: Plain
Reverse: monogram CIE (engraved) John McIntyre M.P. Commissioner
Shape: Diamond
Material: Gold
Issued By: Exhibition: 1888 Centennial, Melbourne, Melbourne, Victoria, Australia, 1888-1889
Awarded To: Sir John McIntyre - M.L.A., Melbourne, Victoria, Australia, 1888

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