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Medal - Commonwealth Press Pass, Victoria, Australia, 1901 Numismatics Reg. No: NU 20901

Australia Victoria Melbourne
Commonwealth Press Pass 1901 (AD)
Mint: not recorded
Other Details: Commonwealth press pass issued in Melbourne in 1901, for journalists covering the events surrounding the opening of the first Commonwealth Parliament on 9 May 1901 in the Melbourne Exhibition Building. Single loop of chain attached.
A silver cross shaped Press Pass
Acquisition Information:
Transfer from National Gallery of Victoria (NGV), 1976
Discipline: Numismatics
Dimensions: 40 mm (Height), 32 mm (Width)
Dimension Comment: height includes ring through loop at top

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Tagged with: australian federation 1901, media, royal exhibition building
Themes this item is part of: Royal Exhibition Building Collection, Public Life & Institutions Collection
Primary Classification: MEDALS
Secondary Classification: Commemorative
Tertiary Classification: australian federation
Series: Australian Commemorative Medals
DateEra: 1901 AD
Obverse Description: Across centre under crown, PRESS; above COMMON- / -WEALTH; below, MELBNE.. / 1901
Reverse Description: Plain
Edge Description: Plain
Inscriptions: Obverse: PRESS COMMONWEALTH MELBNE.. 1901
Shape: Cross
Material: Silver
Issued By: Melbourne, Victoria, Australia

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