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Medal - British Empire Exhibition, Great Britain, 1924 Numismatics Reg. No: NU 20792

British Empire Exhibition Medal, Great Britain, 1924.

The Tower Bridge over the Thames in London was completed in 1894. This bronze medal marks its 30th anniversary. It was designed by Percy Metcalfe, London, Great Britain.
Acquisition Information:
Transfer from Melbourne Branch of Royal Mint, 1978
Discipline: Numismatics
Dimensions: 64 mm (Diameter)

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Tagged with: bridges, buildings, exhibitions, ships
Themes this item is part of: Public Life & Institutions Collection, Transport Collection, Royal Mint, London, Percy Metcalfe, Coin Designer, (1895-1970), Royal Mint, Tower Hill, 1809-1975, Early History of London Mints, to 1300, The Royal Mint
On Display at: Melbourne Museum
Primary Classification: MEDALS
Secondary Classification: Commemorative
Tertiary Classification: exhibitions
Series: Art
DateEra: 1924 AD
Obverse Description: Tower Bridge buildings with ships sailing below. At bottom 'TOWER / BRIDGE'. On right side artist's initials, 'P.M.'.
Reverse Description: Plain.
Edge Description: Plain.
Inscriptions: Obverse; 'TOWER / BRIDGE'. On right side artist's initials, 'P.M.'.
Shape: round
Material: Bronze
Place Depicted: London, England, Great Britain
Issued By: London, England, Great Britain, 1924
Mint: Royal Mint, London, 1924
Artist: Percy Metcalfe - Royal Mint, London, 1924

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