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Medal - Jubilee of Queen Victoria, Ballarat Savings Bank, Victoria, Australia, 1887 Numismatics Reg. No: NU 20412

Ballaarat (Ballarat) Savings Bank
Queen Victoria Jubilee 1887 (AD) medal
Mint: Stokes & Martin
Other Details: The fiftieth anniversary of the ascension of Queen Victoria was celebrated with enthusiasm throughout the Empire. This medal was one of many issued by local organistions to commemorate the occasion. 1000 of these medals were struck by the Ballaarat (sic) Savings Bank.
Previous Collections: McArthur
Acquisition Information:
Transfer from National Gallery of Victoria (NGV), 1976
Discipline: Numismatics
Dimensions: 31 mm (Diameter)
Weight: 11.34 g (Weight)

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Tagged with: celebrations, queen victoria golden jubilee 1887, royal anniversaries
Themes this item is part of: Harry Stokes, Medal Artist (circa 1840-?), George McArthur, Collector & Baker (1842-1903), Public Life & Institutions Collection, HM Queen Victoria (1819-1901), Stokes & Son, Medal Makers, Melbourne, Victoria & Sydney, New South Wales, McArthur Bequest
Primary Classification: MEDALS
Secondary Classification: Commemorative
Tertiary Classification: royal jubilees
Series: Australian Commemorative Medals
DateEra: 1887 AD
Obverse Description: Head of Queen Victoria facing left, wearing veil and coronet;
Below, 1887. Artist's initials, H.S. on truncation of Queen's neck.
Reverse Description: At centre within broad ornate, zigzag border, Arms of Victoria with kangaroo and emu supporters; around above SAVINGS BANK; below, BALLAARAT
Edge Description: Plain
Inscriptions: (edge)
Shape: round
Material: Silver
Issued By: Victoria, Australia, 1887

Issued by Coburg Shire
Mint: Stokes & Martin, Melbourne, Victoria, Australia, 1887
Artist: Harry Stokes, Melbourne, Victoria, Australia, 1887
Commissioned By: Ballarat Savings Bank, Malvern, Victoria, Australia, 1887
Person Depicted: HM Queen Victoria
Previous Collection: George McArthur
References: Car. 1887/73

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