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Medal - Capricornia Festival, Australian Numismatic Society, Queensland, Australia, 1966 Numismatics Reg. No: NU 20345

Summary:
Australia Queensland Rockhampton
Capricornia Festival 1966 (A.D.)
Mint: Amor
Other Details: Aluminium medal struck by the Australian Numismatic Society (Queensland Branch) for the Rockhampton Capricornia Festival of 1966. The Australian Numismatic Society was established in 1913. It is dedicated to providing numismatic education to its members and other interested individuals.
Description:
Aluminium medal struck by the Australian Numismatic Society (Queensland Branch) for the Rockhampton Capricornia Festival of 1966. It features on the obverse THE AUSTRALIAN NUMISMATIC SOCIETY around a kangaroo and emu standing on either side of a grass-tree; and on the reverse ROCKHAMPTON CAPRICORNIA FESTIVAL around AUGUST 27 / SEPTEMBER 3 / 1966
Acquisition Information:
Donation from Mr John Sharples - Museum Victoria, 1978
Discipline: Numismatics
Dimensions: 35 mm (Diameter)
Weight: 7.92 g (Weight)

More information

Themes this item is part of: Australian Numismatic Society, Sydney, New South Wales, Public Life & Institutions Collection, W.J. Amor Mint, Medal Maker, New South Wales
Primary Classification: MEDALS
Secondary Classification: Commemorative
Tertiary Classification: numismatics
Series: Australian Commemorative Medals
DateEra: 1966 AD
Obverse Description: Kangaroo and emu with text around; 'THE AUSTRALIAN NUMISMATIC SOCIETY'.
Reverse Description: Text; 'ROCKHAMPTON CAPRICORNIA FESTIVAL' around 'AUGUST 27 / SEPTEMBER 3 / 1966'.
Edge Description: Plain
Inscriptions: Plain (edge)
THE AUSTRALIAN NUMISMATIC/SOCIETY Kangaroo and emu (obverse)
ROCKHAMPTON CAPRICORNIA FESTIVAL/AUGUST 27/SEPTEMBER 3/1966 (reverse)
Shape: round
Material: Aluminium
Issued By: Australian Numismatic Society, Rockhampton, Queensland, Australia, 1966
Mint: Amor (Mint), 1966
Commissioned By: Australian Numismatic Society, 1966

Queensland Branch
References: Ca 1966/14

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