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Medal - Jubilee of Hawthorn, City of Hawthorn, Australia, 1910 Numismatics Reg. No: NU 33033

Summary:
Australia
Jubilee of Hawthorn 1910 (AD)
Mint: not recorded
Other Details: Medal issued by the City of Hawthorn in 1910 to commemorate the 60th jubilee of its establishment as a separate municipality, severed from the Boroondara Road District that included Kew and Camberwell. The medal names Cr D.H. Dureau JP as mayor. David Henry Dureau was Mayor of the City of Hawthorn from 1909 to 1910 and a councillor from 1906 to 1913. The Hawthorn township was surveyed in 1837 to 1843, and farm-size allotments were sold, which were subdivided in the following decades. Hawthorn became a city in 1890. On 22 June 1994 the Cities of Hawthorn, Kew and Camberwell were re-amalgamated to form Boroondara City Council.
Acquisition Information:
Transfer from National Gallery of Victoria (NGV), 1976
Discipline: Numismatics
Dimensions: 34 mm (Height), 30 mm (Width)
Weight: 8.15 g (Weight)
Dimension Comment: Height 38 mm. with loop extended

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Tagged with: empire day, hawthorn jubilee 1910, rail transport, railways
Themes this item is part of: Municipality of Hawthorn, Victoria, Public Life & Institutions Collection, Transport Collection
Primary Classification: MEDALS
Secondary Classification: Commemorative
Tertiary Classification: public events
Series: Australian Commemorative Medals
DateEra: 1910 AD
Obverse Description: At centre a scene of a steam train crossing the Yarra river below the Royal arms; on cross arms, HAWTHORN JUBILEE EMPIRE DAY 1910
Reverse Description: 1860 / TO / COMMEMORATE / THE JUBILEE OF HAWTHORN / MAYOR, CR. D.H. DUREAU, J.P. / 1910
Edge Description: Plain
Inscriptions: (edge)
(obverse)
(reverse)
Shape: cross
Material: Copper
Issued By: City of Hawthorn, Australia
Commissioned By: City of Hawthorn, Hawthorn, Victoria, Australia, 1910
Person Named: Mr. David Dureau - City of Hawthorn, 1910

Named as Mayor on medal
References: Car. 1910/3

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