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

Summary:
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.
Description:
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
Inscriptions: Obverse: monogram CIE CENTENNIAL INTERNATIONAL EXHIBITION MELBOURNE 1888
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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