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Medal - Centenary of Victoria & Sixth Australasian Philatelic Exhibition, Victoria, Australia, 1934 Numismatics Reg. No: NU 18358

Summary:
Victorian Centenary & Sixth Australasian Philatelic Exhibition 1934 (AD)
Mint: Stokes & Sons
Awarded to: Not awarded, in original case
Other Details: This is an unissued, gilt prize medal from a major philatelic exhibition called 'VIC VI' that was held in Melbourne in association with the Victorian Centenary celebrations in 1934. The Aboriginal man associated with 1834 was a common theme in materials associated with the centenary.
Acquisition Information:
Transfer from National Gallery of Victoria (NGV), 1976
Discipline: Numismatics
Dimensions: 49 mm (Height), 37 mm (Width)
Dimension Comment: 37 * 49

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Tagged with: aboriginal depictions, celebrations, exhibitions, melbourne centenary 1935, philatelic exhibitions, stamp shows
Themes this item is part of: Numismatics & Philately Collection, Public Life & Institutions Collection, Stokes & Son, Medal Makers, Melbourne, Victoria & Sydney, New South Wales
Primary Classification: MEDALS
Secondary Classification: Commemorative
Tertiary Classification: centenary of victoria
Series: Australian Commemorative Medals
DateEra: 1934 AD
Obverse Description: Aboriginal bust left; behind, 1834; below on wide border, VIC VI
Reverse Description: View of city skyline across the Yarra; below, MELBOURNE 1934
Edge Description: Plain
Shape: Rectangle
Material: Gilt
Issued By: Melbourne, Victoria, Australia, 1934
Mint: Stokes & Sons, 1934
References: Car.1934/11

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