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Medal - Jubilee of Queen Victoria, Deniliquin, New South Wales, Australia, 1887 Numismatics Reg. No: NU 20321

Summary:
Australia New South Wales Deniliquin
Queen Victoria's Jubilee 1887 (AD)
Mint: Stokes
Other Details: Issued by Mayor of Deniliquin
Queen Victoria's 50th jubilee in 1887 was celebrated the great enthusiasm throughout the British Empire. This medal one of many issued by local governments to commemorate the occasion, was issued by the Municipality of Deniliquin. It names G. Chandler as Mayor. Deniliquin is situated on the Edward River in south western New South Wales.The Municipality of Deniliquin was constituted on 19 December 1868, and became a hub of rural industry in the Riverina district.
Acquisition Information:
Transfer from National Gallery of Victoria (NGV), 1976
Discipline: Numismatics
Dimensions: 31 mm (Diameter)
Weight: 11.60 g (Weight)

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Tagged with: architecture, celebrations, queen victoria golden jubilee 1887, royal anniversaries, town halls
Themes this item is part of: Harry Stokes, Medal Artist (circa 1840-?), Municipality of Deniliquin, New South Wales, George McArthur, Collector & Baker (1842-1903), Public Life & Institutions Collection, HM Queen Victoria (1819-1901), Stokes & Son, Medal Makers, Melbourne, Victoria & Sydney, New South Wales
Primary Classification: MEDALS
Secondary Classification: Commemorative
Tertiary Classification: royal jubilees
Series: Australian Commemorative Medals
DateEra: 1887 AD
Obverse Description: Head of Queen Victoria facing left, wearing veil and coronet;
Around, VICTORIA'S JUBILEE
Below, 1887. Inscription on truncation of Queen's neck: H.S.
Reverse Description: At centre within broad ornate, zigzag border TOWN HALL DENILIQUIN ; In exergue: G.CHANDLER/MAYOR Town Hall building
Edge Description: Plain
Inscriptions: Plain (edge)
VICTORIA'S JUBILEE/1887 Veiled head of Queen Victoria facing l., H S under neck truncation (obverse)
TOWN HALL DENILIQUIN ; In exergue: G.CHANDLER/MAYOR Town Hall building (reverse)
Shape: Round
Material: Gilt Bronze
Issued By: G. Chandler - Municipality of Deniliquin, Deniliquin, New South Wales, Australia, 1887

Named as Mayor on medal
Mint: Stokes & Martin, Melbourne, Victoria, Australia, 1887

Named on truncation
Artist: Harry Stokes, Melbourne, Victoria, Australia, 1887

H.S. on truncation
Commissioned By: Municipality of Deniliquin, Victoria, Australia, 1887
Person Depicted: HM Queen Victoria
References: Ca 1887/84
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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