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Medal - Jubilee of Queen Victoria, Wannon Shire, Victoria, Australia, 1887 Numismatics Reg. No: NU 20419

Summary:
Australia
Wannon Shire Queen Victoria Jubilee 1887 (AD) medal
Mint:not 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 president and councillors of the Shire of Wannon.
Acquisition Information:
Transfer from National Gallery of Victoria (NGV), 1976
Discipline: Numismatics
Dimensions: 31 mm (Diameter)
Weight: 11.05 g (Weight)

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Tagged with: celebrations, queen victoria golden jubilee 1887, royal anniversaries, victorias jubile 1887
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
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;
Around, VICTORIA'S JUBILEE
Below, 1887. Artist's initials, H.S. on truncation of Queen's neck.
Reverse Description: At centre within broad ornate, zigzag border, PRESENTED / BY THE / PRESIDENT / AND / COUNCILLORS / OF THE / WANNON SHIRE
Edge Description: Plain
Inscriptions: (edge)
(obverse)
(reverse)
Shape: round
Material: Copper
Issued By: Wannon Shire, Victoria, Australia, 1887
Mint: Stokes & Martin, Melbourne, Victoria, Australia, 1887
Artist: Harry Stokes, Melbourne, Victoria, Australia, 1887
Commissioned By: Wannon Shire Council, Victoria, Australia, 1887
Person Depicted: HM Queen Victoria
References: Car. 1887/67

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