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Medal - Cremorne School Prize, The Victoria Medal, Education Department of Victoria, Victoria, Australia, 1882 Numismatics Reg. No: NU 16323

Summary:
Australia Victoria Richmond
Medal - Cremorne School Prize, The Victoria Medal 1882 (AD)
Mint: Stokes & Martin
Awarded to: Bird, William

Other Details:
This is a school prize medal that features a portrait of Queen Victoria (artistically based on the head on the 1880 Melbourne Exhibition prize medal). This silver example was won by William Bird, the dux of the Cremorne School, Richmond, in 1882.
Description:
A silverprize medal (38 mm diameter) awarded to the school dux in 1882. It has a Stokes & Martin standard "The Victoria Medal" obverse with a crowned and veiled head of Queen Victoria facing left.
Acquisition Information:
Donation from Ethel Ingram, 1982
Discipline: Numismatics
Dimensions: 38 mm (Diameter)
Weight: 26.560 g (Weight)

More information

Tagged with: education
Themes this item is part of: Public Life & Institutions Collection, HM Queen Victoria (1819-1901), Stokes & Son, Medal Makers, Melbourne, Victoria & Sydney, New South Wales, Education Department of Victoria
Primary Classification: MEDALS
Secondary Classification: Civil
Tertiary Classification: education prizes
Series: Australian Prize Medals
DateEra: 1882 AD
Obverse Description: Head of Queen Victoria left; around, + THE VICTORIA MEDAL in tiny letters below the cross, STOKES & MARTIN MELBOURNE
Reverse Description: Around and within a wreath, Presd. by J. COVERLID, Chairman Board of Advice / Presented to / William Bird / DUX / CREMORNE SCHOOL / 2084 / Dec. 1882 / RICHMOND
Edge Description: Plain
Inscriptions: Obverse: + THE VICTORIA MEDAL in tiny letters bllow the cross, STOKES & MARTIN MELBOURNE
Reverse: Presd. by J. COVERLID, Chairman Board of Advice / Presented to / William Bird / DUX / CREMORNE SCHOOL / 2084 / Dec. 1882 / RICHMOND
Shape: round
Material: Silver
Issued By: Education Department of Victoria, Richmond, Victoria, Australia
Mint: Stokes & Martin, Melbourne, Victoria, Australia, 1882
Awarded To: William Bird
Person Depicted: HM Queen Victoria
Organisation Named: Cremorne School, Australia, 1882

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