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Medal - Jubilee of Queen Victoria, Shire of Maldon, Victoria, Australia, 1887 Numismatics Reg. No: NU 20399

Summary:
Australia
Jubilee medal 1887 (AD)
Shire of Maldon
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. It was issued by the Shire of Maldon.
Acquisition Information:
Transfer from National Gallery of Victoria (NGV), 1976
Discipline: Numismatics
Dimensions: 20 mm (Diameter)
Weight: 2.86 g (Weight)
Dimension Comment: 20mm

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Tagged with: celebrations, queen victoria golden jubilee 1887, royal anniversaries, coat of arms, aus coat of arms
Themes this item is part of: Public Life & Institutions Collection, HM Queen Victoria (1819-1901)
Primary Classification: MEDALS
Secondary Classification: Commemorative
Tertiary Classification: royal jubilees
Series: Australian Historical Medals
DateEra: 1887 AD
Obverse Description: Bust of Queen Victoria left but with head slightly front so that her right eye can just be seen, wearing small crown.
Around, VICTORIA'S JUBILEE
Reverse Description: At centre within circle, PRESENTED BY / SHIRE OF / 1887 / MALDON
around on broad rim, E RUPIBUS ORTUM * VICTORIA *
Edge Description: Plain
Inscriptions: (edge)
(obverse)
(reverse)
Shape: round
Material: Silver
Issued By: Shire of Maldon, Maldon Shire, Victoria, Australia
Person Depicted: HM Queen Victoria
References: Car. 1887/47

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