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Medal - Victorian Rifle Association, Victoria, Australia, pre 1903 Numismatics Reg. No: NU 20060

Summary:
Australia Victoria
Long Service - Victorian Rifle Association pre 1893 (AD)
Mint: Stokes & Martin ?
Other Details: Victorian Rifle Association gilt medal issued before 1903. It has not been inscribed with a recepient's name.
Description:
A small gilt medal (19 mm diameter), featuring a rifleman kneeling taking aim left
Acquisition Information:
Transfer from National Gallery of Victoria (NGV), 1976
Discipline: Numismatics
Dimensions: 19 mm (Diameter)
Weight: 3.20 g (Weight)

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Tagged with: shooting, sport
Themes this item is part of: Victorian Rifle Association, George McArthur, Collector & Baker (1842-1903), Leisure Collection, Public Life & Institutions Collection
Primary Classification: MEDALS
Secondary Classification: Commemorative
Tertiary Classification: sport
Series: Australian Sporting Club Medals
DateEra: pre 1903 AD
Obverse Description: Rifleman kneeling taking aim left; around behind, IN DEFENCE
Reverse Description: FOR / LONG AND / EFFICIENT / SERVICE
Edge Description: Plain
Inscriptions: Obverse: IN DEFENCE
Reverse: FOR LONG AND EFFICIENT SERVICE
Shape: Round
Material: Gilt
Issued By: Victorian Rifle Association, Victoria, Australia
Bibliography:
  1. [Thesis] Lugton, Mary E. 1989. George McArthur of Maldon: his Life and his Book Collection.
  2. [Catalogue] Morrison, Ian. 2003. The Baker of Maldon.

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