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Medal - Victorian Railways Carriage Works, W. Williams, Victoria, Australia, circa 1900 Numismatics Reg. No: NU 20077

Summary:
Australia Victoria
Williams, W.
Other Details: Victorian Railways Carriage Works copper medal, inscribed with the name W. Williams. It was probably used as an employee pass.
Previous Collections: George McArthur
Description:
A copper piece (31 mm diameter) with an inscription
Acquisition Information:
Transfer from National Gallery of Victoria (NGV), 1976
Discipline: Numismatics
Dimensions: 31 mm (Diameter)
Weight: 7.58 g (Weight)

More information

Tagged with: railways, trains, work
Themes this item is part of: George McArthur, Collector & Baker (1842-1903), Public Life & Institutions Collection, Transport Collection, Victorian Railways (VR), Spencer Street, Melbourne, Victoria, McArthur Bequest, Victorian Railways - Refreshment Services Branch
Primary Classification: MEDALS
Secondary Classification: Commemorative
Tertiary Classification: rail transport
Series: Pass
DateEra: circa 1900 AD
Obverse Description: VICTORIAN RAILWAY CARRAIGE WORKS/W.WILLIAMS
Reverse Description: Uniface
Edge Description: Plain
Inscriptions: Obverse: VICTORIAN RAILWAY CARRIAGE WORKS W.WILLIAMS
Shape: Round
Material: Bronze
Issued By: Victorian Railways (VR), Victoria, Australia
Person Named: W. Williams, Australia
Previous Collection: George McArthur
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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