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Medal - Port Phillip, Victoria, Australia, circa 1900 Numismatics Reg. No: NU 4940

Summary:
Australia Victoria Melbourne
(AD)
Mint: Stokes & Sons
Other Details: Mule of 1/2 oz. Port Phillip medal & Stokes Arms medal, dated around 1900.
Previous Collections: George McArthur
Acquisition Information:
Transfer from National Gallery of Victoria (NGV), 1976
Discipline: Numismatics
Weight: 5.202 g (Weight)
Dimension Comment: c.22

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Themes this item is part of: George McArthur, Collector & Baker (1842-1903), Public Life & Institutions Collection, Stokes & Son, Medal Makers, Melbourne, Victoria & Sydney, New South Wales, McArthur Bequest
Primary Classification: MEDALS
Secondary Classification: Commemorative
Tertiary Classification: governance
DateEra: circa 1900 AD
Obverse Description: At centre within circle, Kangaroo standing right, below 1853; around struck into ornate rim, PORT PHILLIP AUSTRALIA
Reverse Description: Within olive wreath and below rising sun, arms of Victoria
Edge Description: Plain
Inscriptions: Plain (edge)
At centre within circle, Kangaroo standing right, below 1853; around struck into ornate rim, PORT PHILLIP AUSTRALIA (obverse)
Within olive wreath and below rising sun, arms of Victoria (reverse)
Shape: round
Material: Gilt Bronze
Issued By: Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
Mint: Stokes & Sons (Mint)
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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