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

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.
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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