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Medal - Sesquicentenary of Victoria, Shire of Wimmera, Wimmera Shire Council, Victoria, Australia, 1985 Numismatics Reg. No: NU 20718

Summary:
Australia Victoria
Medal - Shire of Wimmera, Victorian Sesquicentenary 1985 (AD)
Mint: Brim
Other Details: A gold-plated medal issued by the Shire of Wimmera to commemorate the sesquicentenary of Victoria in 1984-5. The Wimmera district lies between the Western District in the south, and the Mallee in the north, stretching from Stawell and Donald in the east to the South Australian border. The Shire of Wimmera was proclaimed on 4 March 1864. On 20 January 1995 the Shire of Wimmera was split between the new Horsham Rural City Council and Yarriambiack Shire Council.
Description:
A gold-plated medal issued by the Shire of Wimmera to commemorate the sesquicentenary of Victoria in 1984-5. It features two crossed shield, the left with lion rampant left above h, the right with sheep standing fafing left above wheat-sheaf and the sesquicentenary logo
Acquisition Information:
Donation from Emil Hafner, 1985
Discipline: Numismatics
Dimensions: 32 mm (Diameter)
Weight: 14.181 g (Weight)

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Tagged with: celebrations, victoria sesquicentenary 1985, -1
Themes this item is part of: Public Life & Institutions Collection, Municipality of Wimmera, Victoria, Municipality of Wimmera, Victoria
Primary Classification: MEDALS
Secondary Classification: Commemorative
Tertiary Classification: sesquicentenary of victoria
Series: Australian Commemorative Medals
DateEra: 1985 AD
Obverse Description: Wihtin broad rim formed by beaded circle, two crossed shield, the left with lion rampant left above h, the right with sheep standing fafing left above wheat-sheaf above and below on ribbon, DIEU AIDE; around SHIRE OF WIMMERA * HORSHAM *
Reverse Description: Logo of the Victorian sesquicentenary; below, VICTORIA 150 / GROWING TOGETHER 1984-5
at rim in small letters the mint name, BRIM MELB
Edge Description: Plain
Inscriptions: (edge) plain
(obverse) Wihtin broad rim formed by beaded circle, two crossed shield, the left with lion rampant left above h, the right with sheep standing fafing left above wheat-sheaf above and below on ribbon, DIEU AIDE; around SHIRE OF WIMMERA * HORSHAM *
(reverse) Logo of the Victorian sesquicentenary; below, VICTORIA 150 / GROWING TOGETHER 1984-5
at rim in small letters the mint name, BRIM MELB
Shape: round
Material: Gilt
Issued By: Wimmera Shire Council, Victoria, Australia
Mint: Brim Medallions, Victoria, Australia, 1985
Commissioned By: Wimmera Shire Council, Victoria, Australia, 1985

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