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Medal - Queen Victoria Diamond Jubilee, Fiji, 1897 Numismatics Reg. No: NU 12668

Summary:
Commemorative Medal, Queen Victoria Diamond Jubilee, Issued by Suva, Fiji, 1897
Minted by Stokes, Melbourne
Acquisition Information:
Transfer from National Gallery of Victoria (NGV), 1976
Discipline: Numismatics
Dimensions: 32 mm (Diameter)
Weight: 12.263 g (Weight)

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Tagged with: royalty british, pacific islands
Themes this item is part of: George McArthur, Collector & Baker (1842-1903), McArthur Bequest, Stokes & Son, Medal Makers, Melbourne, Victoria & Sydney, New South Wales, Public Life & Institutions Collection
Primary Classification: MEDALS
Secondary Classification: Commemorative
Tertiary Classification: royal jubilees
DateEra: 1897 AD
Obverse Description: Conjoined bust of Queen Victoria as young woman and as she was in 1897; around, QUEEN VICTORIA'S 60TH YEAR OF REIGN 1837 TO 1897
Reverse Description: British Royal arms; below, 20 JUNE / 1897; around, DIAMOND JUBILEE SUVA, FIJI
Edge Description: plain
Shape: Round with hole
Material: Bronze
Issued By: Suva, Fiji, 1897
Mint: Stokes (Mint), Australia, 1897
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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