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Medal - Jubilee of Queen Victoria, Maryborough, Victoria, Australia, 1887 Numismatics Reg. No: NU 20418

Summary:
Australia Victoria Maryborough
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 Municipality of Maryborough in Victoria, the year it opened the town hall pictured on the medal.
Acquisition Information:
Transfer from National Gallery of Victoria (NGV), 1976
Discipline: Numismatics
Dimensions: 31 mm (Diameter)
Weight: 11.84 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-?), 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, Municipality of Maryborough, Victoria
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. Inscription on truncation of Queen's neck: H.S.
Reverse Description: At centre within broad ornate, zigzag border view of Town Hall; above, TOWN HALL
in exergue, MARYBOROUGH
Edge Description: Plain
Inscriptions: (edge)
(obverse)
(reverse)
Shape: round
Material: Gilt
Issued By: Maryborough, Victoria, Australia, 1887
Mint: Stokes & Martin, Melbourne, Victoria, Australia, 1887
Artist: Harry Stokes, Melbourne, Victoria, Australia, 1887
Commissioned By: Maryborough Town Council, Maryborough, Victoria, Australia, 1887
Person Depicted: HM Queen Victoria
References: Car. 1887/92

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