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Medal - International Fire Brigade Jubilee, Victoria, Australia, 1887 Numismatics Reg. No: NU 20217

Summary:
Australia
International Fire Brigade Jubilee, 1887 (AD)
Mint: not recorded
Other Details: International Fire Brigade Jubilee medal, issued in 1887. The jubilee was held in Melbourne in February 1887.
Previous Collections: McArthur Bequest
Acquisition Information:
Transfer from National Gallery of Victoria (NGV), 1976
Discipline: Numismatics
Dimensions: 22 mm (Diameter)
Weight: 5.23 g (Weight)

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Tagged with: fire brigade jubilees, fire fighting equipment
Themes this item is part of: George McArthur, Collector & Baker (1842-1903), Public Life & Institutions Collection, McArthur Bequest
Primary Classification: MEDALS
Secondary Classification: Commemorative
Tertiary Classification: emergency services
Series: Australian Commemorative Medals
DateEra: 1887 AD
Obverse Description: At centre on shield, MELBOURNE / FEB. 1887 / -*-
around, INTERNATIONAL FIRE BRIGADE JUBILEE *
Reverse Description: Hand-drawn fire reel with two large wheels
Edge Description: Plain
Inscriptions: (edge)
(obverse)
(reverse)
Shape: round
Material: Gilt
Issued By: Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
Previous Collection: George McArthur

Part of McArthur Bequest.
References: Car. 1887/12

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