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Medal - Jubilee of Queen Victoria, Australia, 1887 Numismatics Reg. No: NU 20415

Summary:
Australia
Australia celebrates Queen Victoria Jubilee1887 (AD)
Mint: Stokes & Martin
The fiftieth anniversary of the ascension of Queen Victoria was celebrated with enthusiasm throughout the Empire. This gilt medal was one of many issued by local organistions to commemorate the occasion.
Acquisition Information:
Transfer from National Gallery of Victoria (NGV), 1976
Discipline: Numismatics
Dimensions: 31 mm (Diameter)
Weight: 11.46 g (Weight)
Dimension Comment: Wt. includes glue on obv.

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Tagged with: celebrations, queen victoria golden jubilee 1887, royal anniversaries
Themes this item is part of: Harry Stokes, Medal Artist (circa 1840-?), Public Life & Institutions Collection, Wannenmacher Collection, HM Queen Victoria (1819-1901), Stokes & Son, Medal Makers, Melbourne, Victoria & Sydney, New South Wales, George Henry Wannenmacher, Medal Collector (1865-1930)
Primary Classification: MEDALS
Secondary Classification: Commemorative
Tertiary Classification: royal jubilees
Series: Australian Historical Medals
DateEra: 1887 AD
Obverse Description: Head of Queen Victoria wearing veil and coronet facing left;
around, VICTORIA'S JUBILEE
below, 1887
Reverse Description: Within broad decorated rim Australian Arms with kangaroo and emu supporters;
above, AUSTRALIAN CELEBRATION
below, 21 JUNE 1887
Edge Description: Plain
Inscriptions: (edge)
(obverse)
(reverse)
Shape: round
Material: Gilt
Issued By: Australia, 1887
Mint: Stokes & Martin, Melbourne, Victoria, Australia, 1887
Artist: Harry Stokes, Melbourne, Victoria, Australia, 1887

Initials on Queen's truncation
Person Depicted: HM Queen Victoria
Previous Collection: George Wannenmacher
References: Car. 1887/35

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