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Medal - Visit of Duke & Duchess of Cornwall & York, Victoria, Australia, 1901 Numismatics Reg. No: NU 33087

Summary:
Australia Victoria Melbourne
Visit of Duke and Duchess of Cornwall and York 1901 (AD)
Mint: Stokes
Other Details: Gilded Copper medal issued to commemorate the visit of the Duke and Duchess of Cornwall and York to Australia in 1901. The Duke and Duchess of Cornwall and York arrived in May 1901 to open the first Commonwealth Parliament. Their tour was one of the most lavish undertaken by the monarchy.
Previous Collections: George McArthur
Acquisition Information:
Transfer from National Gallery of Victoria (NGV), 1976
Discipline: Numismatics
Dimensions: 23 mm (Diameter)
Weight: 5.33 g (Weight)

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Tagged with: australian federation 1901, royal visits
Themes this item is part of: George McArthur, Collector & Baker (1842-1903), Public Life & Institutions Collection, HRH Edward VII (1841-1910), HRH King George V (1865-1936), HM Queen Mary (1867-1953), Stokes & Son, Medal Makers, Melbourne, Victoria & Sydney, New South Wales, McArthur Bequest
Primary Classification: MEDALS
Secondary Classification: Commemorative
Tertiary Classification: royal visits
Series: Australian Commemorative Medals
DateEra: 1901 AD
Obverse Description: 3/4 bust of Edward VII crown above, around within wreath, EDWARD VII R.I. . FEAR GOD HONOR THE KING
Reverse Description: Busts of Duke and Duchess; above, T.R.H. THE DUKE & DUCHESS OF / CORNWALL / & YORK 1901 / WELCOME / TO AUSTRALIA
Southern Cross constalation between Duke and Dutchess
Edge Description: Plain
Inscriptions: Plain (edge)
3/4 bust of Edward VII crown above, around within wreath, EDWARD VII R.I. . FEAR GOD HONOR THE KING (obverse)
Busts of Duke and Duchess; above, T.R.H. THE DUKE & DUCHESS OF / CORNWALL / & YORK 1901 / WELCOME / TO AUSTRALIA(reverse)
Shape: round
Material: Gilt Copper
Issued By: Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
Mint: Stokes & Sons, Australia, 1901
Person Depicted: King Edward VII
Person Depicted: HRH George Duke of Cornwall & York
Person Depicted: HRH Mary Duchess of Cornwall & York
Previous Collection: George McArthur
References: Carlisle 1901/16
Bibliography:
  1. [Catalogue] Morrison, Ian. 2003. The Baker of Maldon.

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