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Medal - Diamond Jubilee of Queen Victoria, St Paul's Cathedral, Victoria, Australia, 1897 Numismatics Reg. No: NU 20462

Summary:
Australia Victoria Melbourne
Queen Victoria's Diamond Jubilee 1897 (AD)
Mint: not recorded
Other Details: Queen Victoria's diamond jubilee in 1897 was celebrated the great enthusiasm throughout the British Empire. It prompted many Australian local governments to issue commemorative medals. This medal was issued by St Paul's Cathedral, and also commemorates the jubilee of the diocese 1847 - 1897.
Acquisition Information:
Transfer from National Gallery of Victoria (NGV), 1976
Discipline: Numismatics
Dimensions: 31 mm (Diameter)
Weight: 12.27 g (Weight)
Dimension Comment: 31mm

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Tagged with: architecture, celebrations, churches, melbourne anglican jubilee 1897, queen victoria diamond jubilee 1897, religions, royal anniversaries
Themes this item is part of: George McArthur, Collector & Baker (1842-1903), Public Life & Institutions Collection, HM Queen Victoria (1819-1901)
Primary Classification: MEDALS
Secondary Classification: Commemorative
Tertiary Classification: royal jubilees
Series: Australian Commemorative medal
DateEra: 1897 AD
Obverse Description: Jugate busts, young & old Queen Victoria; around, QUEEN VICTORIA'S 60TH YEAR OF REIGN . 1837 TO 1897 .; makers name, STOKES & SONS, in tiny letters on rim below dates
Reverse Description: At centre within broad rim, building; above, ST. PAUL'S; below, CATHEDRAL around on broad rim, * JUBILEE OF DIOCESE 1847 - 1897 * MELBOURNE
Edge Description: Plain
Inscriptions: (edge)
(obverse)
(reverse)
Shape: round
Material: Copper
Issued By: St. Paul's Cathedral, Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
Person Depicted: HM Queen Victoria
Organisation Named: St. Paul's Cathedral
References: Car. 1897/40 but bronze and with makers name on obv.

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