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Medal - Victoria District, Western Australia 1837-1901, Western Australia, Australia, 1901 Numismatics Reg. No: NU 18975

Summary:
Australia Western Australia
Victoria District of Western Australia pre 1901 (AD)
Mint: not recorded
Other Details: 'Advance Australia' gilt medal issued by the Victoria District of Western Australia before Federation. It shows the veiled head of Queen Victoria on the obverse.
Previous Collections: George McArthur, Maldon
Acquisition Information:
Transfer from National Gallery of Victoria (NGV), 1976
Discipline: Numismatics
Dimensions: 49 mm (Height), 49 mm (Width)
Weight: 33.03 g (Weight)

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Tagged with: australian federation 1901
Themes this item is part of: HM Queen Victoria (1819-1901), George McArthur, Collector & Baker (1842-1903), Public Life & Institutions Collection, McArthur Bequest
Primary Classification: MEDALS
Secondary Classification: Commemorative
Tertiary Classification: australian federation
Series: Australian Commemorative Medals
DateEra: 1901 AD
Obverse Description: Veiled head of Victoria left; on arms of cross, GOD SAVE THE QUEEN
Reverse Description: Australian Arms with motto ADVANCE AUSTRALIA; on arms of cross, VICTORIA DISTRICT WESTERN AUSTRALIA
Edge Description: Plain
Inscriptions: PLAIN (edge)
Veiled head of Victoria left; on arms of cross, GOD SAVE THE QUEEN (obverse)
Australian Arms with motto ADVANCE AUSTRALIA; on arms of cross, VICTORIA DISTRICT WESTERN AUSTRALIA (reverse)
Shape: Cross
Material: Gilt
Issued By: Western Australia, Australia
Person Depicted: HM Queen Victoria
Previous Collection: George McArthur
References: Car. G/6

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lorna dray Posted on 08 Aug 2011 1:03 PM
Can you please tell me what this medal was for,as l have one of these Regards L Dray

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