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

Summary:
Great Britain London
Medal - Great Britain, British Empire Exhibition, 1924 (AD)
Tower Bridge medal by Percy Metcalfe

Mint: Royal Mint, London
Other Details: 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.
Description:
Scene of Tower Bridge,
Acquisition Information:
Transfer from Melbourne Branch of Royal Mint, 1978
Discipline: Numismatics
Dimensions: 64 mm (Diameter)
Dimension Comment: Daim = 64 mm

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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 r. side , P.M.
Reverse Description: Plain
Edge Description: Plain
Inscriptions: Plain (edge)
Shape: round
Material: Bronze
Place Depicted: London, England, Great Britain
Issued By: London, England, Great Britain
Mint: Royal Mint, London
Artist: Percy Metcalfe - Royal Mint, London

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