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Medal - Jubilee of Queen Victoria, South Melbourne Sunday Schools, Victoria, Australia, 1887 Numismatics Reg. No: NU 20424

Australia Victoria
Victoria Jubilee, South Melbourne 1887 (AD)
Mint: Stokes & Martin
Other Details: Queen Victoria's 50th jubilee in 1887 was celebrated the great enthusiasm throughout the British Empire. This South Melbourne Sunday Schools medal was one of many issued by local organisations to commemorate the occasion.
Acquisition Information:
Transfer from National Gallery of Victoria (NGV), 1976
Discipline: Numismatics
Dimensions: 31 mm (Diameter)
Weight: 12.54 g (Weight)

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Tagged with: architecture, celebrations, queen victoria golden jubilee 1887, religions, royal anniversaries, sunday schools, town halls
Themes this item is part of: Harry Stokes, Medal Artist (circa 1840-?), 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. Inscription on truncation of Queen's neck: STOKES & MARTIN
Reverse Description: At centre within broad rim a view of the South Melbourne Town Hall, around above, S. MELBOURNE TOWN HALL;
Edge Description: Plain
Inscriptions: (edge)
Shape: round
Material: Gilt
Issued By: Victoria, Australia, 1887
Mint: Stokes & Martin, Melbourne, Victoria, Australia, 1887

Named on truncation
Artist: Harry Stokes, Melbourne, Victoria, Australia, 1887

'STOKES & MARTIN' on truncation.
Person Depicted: HM Queen Victoria, Victoria, Australia, 1887

South Melbourne Sunday Schools Jubilee Celebration
Organisation Named: South Melbourne Sunday Schools
References: Car. 1887/82

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