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Medal - Captain Cook Bicentennary, Matthey Garrett Pty Ltd, Australia, 1970 Numismatics Reg. No: NU 16468

James Cook Bicentennary 1970 (AD)
Mint: not recorded
Other Details: This is one of more than 40 different commemorative medal issues inspired by the 1970 bicentenary of Captain James Cook's arrival in Australia.
Discipline: Numismatics
Dimensions: 45 mm (Diameter)
Weight: 54.876 g (Weight)

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Tagged with: captain james cook bicentenary 1970, 200th anniversary medal
Themes this item is part of: Public Life & Institutions Collection, Royal Australian Mint, Deakin, Canberra, Australian Capital Territory, Captain James Cook, Navigator & Explorer (1728-1779), Matthey Garrett Pty. Ltd., Medal Manufacturer, Matthey Garrett Pty. Ltd., Medal Manufacturer
Primary Classification: MEDALS
Secondary Classification: Commemorative
Tertiary Classification: australian exploration
Series: Australian Commemorative Medals
DateEra: 1970 AD
Obverse Description: Bust of James Cook left; around, 200TH ANNIVERSARY . 1770 . 1970
below bust in small letters the artist's initials, WG
Reverse Description: Australian Arms
Edge Description: Stamped 206 ( 18CT )
Inscriptions: Stamper 206 ( 18CT ) (edge)
Bust of James Cook left; around, 200TH ANNIVERSARY . 1770 . 1970 (obverse)
Australian Arms (reverse)
Shape: round
Material: Gold
Issued By: Matthey Garrett Pty. Ltd., Australia
Mint: Royal Australian Mint, Canberra, Australian Capital Territory, Australia, 1970
Commissioned By: Matthey Garrett Pty. Ltd., 1970
Person Depicted: Captain James Cook
References: Car.1970/37

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