Medal - Jubilee of Queen Victoria, Australia, 1887 Numismatics Reg. No: NU 20396

Commemorative medal Jubilee1887 (AD)
Mint: not recorded
Struck in white metal
Other Details: The fiftieth anniversary of the ascension of Queen Victoria was celebrated with enthusiasm throughout the Empire. This medal was one of many issued by local organistions to commemorate the occasion. It was struck in white metal.
Acquisition Information:
Transfer from National Gallery of Victoria (NGV), 1976
Discipline: Numismatics
Dimensions: 39 mm (Diameter)

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Tagged with: celebrations, queen victoria golden jubilee 1887, royal anniversaries
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: Head of Queen Victoria veiled and wearing coronet; around, TO COMMEMORATE THE JUBILEE OF THE REIGN OF QUEEN VICTORIA . 1887 .
Reverse Description: Shield with BORN / MAY 1819 / CROWNED / JUNE 1838 / MARRIED / 1840 supported by kangaroo on left with head left, and emu on right; above, GOD SAVE THE QUEEN
Edge Description: Plain
Inscriptions: (edge)
Shape: round
Material: White metal
Issued By: Australia
Person Depicted: HM Queen Victoria
References: Car. 1887/22


Margaret Posted on 26 Jan 2013 5:44 PM
Hi, I have one of these medals, should I take it to a museum? I am in Queensland.

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