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Medal - Jubilee of Queen Victoria, Sandhurst Town Council, Victoria, Australia, 1887 Numismatics Reg. No: NU 20417

Australia Victoria Sandhurst (later known as Bendigo)
Jubilee of Queen Victoria 1887 (AD)
Mint: Stokes & Martin
Other Details: Queen Victoria's 50th jubilee in 1887 was celebrated the great enthusiasm throughout the British Empire. This medal was one of many issued by local governments to commemorate the occasion. This medal was issued by the Sandhurst Town Council and names P. Hayes as Mayor.
Acquisition Information:
Transfer from National Gallery of Victoria (NGV), 1976
Discipline: Numismatics
Dimensions: 31 mm (Diameter)
Weight: 11.58 g (Weight)

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Tagged with: architecture, celebrations, queen victoria golden jubilee 1887, royal anniversaries, town halls
Themes this item is part of: Harry Stokes, Medal Artist (circa 1840-?), Municipality of Bendigo, Victoria, George McArthur, Collector & Baker (1842-1903), Public Life & Institutions Collection, Municipality of Sandhurst (Bendigo), Victoria, HM Queen Victoria (1819-1901), Stokes & Son, Medal Makers, Melbourne, Victoria & Sydney, New South Wales
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. Inscription on truncation of Queen's neck: H.S.
Reverse Description: At centre within broad ornate, zigzag border Town Hall building; around above, TOWN HALL SANDHURST;
In exergue: P. HAYES / MAYOR
Edge Description: Plain
Inscriptions: (edge)
Shape: round
Material: Gilt
Issued By: Sandhurst Town Council, Sandhurst (Bendigo), Victoria, Australia, 1887
Mint: Stokes & Martin, Melbourne, Victoria, Australia, 1887
Artist: Harry Stokes, Melbourne, Victoria, Australia, 1887

Initials on truncation
Commissioned By: Sandhurst Town Council, Sandhurst (Bendigo), Victoria, Australia, 1887
Person Depicted: HM Queen Victoria
Person Named: Mr. P. Hayes - Sandhurst Town Council, Sandhurst (Bendigo), Victoria, Australia, 1887

Named as Mayor on medal
References: Car. 1887/87

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