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Medal - Bendigo Miners & Engine Drivers Exhibition, F. Prescott, Bendigo, Victoria, Australia, 1896 Numismatics Reg. No: NU 20362

Summary:
Australia Victoria Bendigo
Medal - Bendigo Miners and Engine Drivers Exhibition 1896 (AD)
Mint: F. Prescott, Bendigo
Other Details: Bendigo Miners and Engine Drivers Exhibition medal issued in 1896 by F. Prescott, Bendigo.
Description:
A gilt commemorative medal (23 mm diameter) featuring a view of mine head within a wreath which is decorated with a wheat-sheaf and a wine barrel.
Acquisition Information:
Transfer from National Gallery of Victoria (NGV), 1976
Discipline: Numismatics
Dimensions: 23 mm (Diameter)
Weight: 5.86 g (Weight)

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Tagged with: exhibitions, mining, wheat, wine
Themes this item is part of: George McArthur, Collector & Baker (1842-1903), Public Life & Institutions Collection, Sustainable Futures Collection
Primary Classification: MEDALS
Secondary Classification: Commemorative
Tertiary Classification: exhibitions
Series: Australian Exhibition Medals
DateEra: 1896 AD
Obverse Description: IN/COMMEMORATION/OF THE/BENDIGO.MINERS/AND/ENGINE.DRIVERS/EXHIBITION./ 1896.
Reverse Description: F.PRESCOTT BENDIGO View of mine head within a wreath, at centre btm. miners shield of arms etc
Edge Description: Plain
Inscriptions: IN/COMMEMORATION/OF THE/BENDIGO.MINERS/AND/ENGINE.DRIVERS/EXHIBITION./ 1896. (obverse)
F.PRESCOTT BENDIGO View of mine head within a wreath, at centre btm. miners shield of arms etc (reverse)
Shape: Round
Material: Gilt Bronze
Issued By: F. Prescott, Bendigo, Victoria, Australia
References: Car 1896/3
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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