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Medal - Endangered Species, Yellow Footed Rock Wallaby, Westpac Bank 175th Anniversary, Australia, 1992 Numismatics Reg. No: NU 32485

Summary:
Australia
Medal - Endangered Species, Yellow Footed Rock Wallaby Westpac Bank 175th Anniversary 1992 (AD)
Mint: Royal Australian Mint
Other Details: This is one of a series of six endangered species medals struck in association with the World Wildlife Fund on the occasion of the 175th Anniversary of the Wespac Bank.
Description:
A small (27 mm) cupro-nickel medal struck on the occasion of the 175th Anniversary of the foundation of the Westpac Bank (Bank of New South Wales). It features a scene of two Yellow Footed Rock Wallabies, an endangered species.
Acquisition Information:
Donation from Westpac Banking Corporation Westpac Museum, 1992
Discipline: Numismatics
Dimensions: 27 mm (Diameter)
Weight: 7.38 g (Weight)

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Tagged with: australian native animals, endangered species, wallabies
Themes this item is part of: Public Life & Institutions Collection, Sustainable Futures Collection, Royal Australian Mint, Deakin, Canberra, Australian Capital Territory
Primary Classification: MEDALS
Secondary Classification: Commemorative
Tertiary Classification: commerce & retailing
Series: Australian Commemorative Medals
DateEra: 1992 AD
Obverse Description: At centre within a wide rim formed by a line circle, two Yellow Footed Rock Wallabies sit, one front the other left head front on a rock outcropping with trees behind; below, Yellow Footed Rock Wallaby; around on wide rim, World Wildlife Fund for Nations Endangered Species 1992
Reverse Description: At centre 175 Years (the Y developing ornate curves); above, CELEBRATING , below, AUSTRALIA'S FIRST BANK
Edge Description: Plain
Inscriptions: Obverse: At centre within a wide rim formed by a line circle, two Yellow Footed Rock Wallabies sit, one front the other left head front on a rock outcropping with trees behind; below, Yellow Footed Rock Wallaby; around on wide rim, World Wildlife Fund for Nature Endangered Species 1992.

Reverse: At centre 175 Years (the Y developing ornate curves); above, CELEBRATING , below, AUSTRALIA'S FIRST BANK

Edge: Plain
Shape: round
Material: Cupro Nickel
Issued By: Westpac Banking Corporation Westpac Museum, Australia, 1992
Mint: Royal Australian Mint, Canberra, Australian Capital Territory, Australia, 1992

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Christian Posted on 18 Jun 2014 6:24 PM
I love Yellow-Footed Rock Wallabies!!!!!!!
LOL!

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