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Medal - Sesquicentenary of Victoria, Shire of Strathfieldsaye, Victoria, Australia, 1985 Numismatics Reg. No: NU 20714

Summary:
Australia Victoria
Medal - Shire of Strathfieldsaye Sesquicentenary Victoria 1985 (AD)
Mint: Brim
Other Details: A gold-plated medal issued by the Shire of Strathfieldsaye to commemorate the sesquicentenary of Victoria in 1984-5. It features representations of industry in the form of a factory, wine making as grapes, urban life as an arcade and farming by a horse-drawn hay wagon , and the sesquicentenary logo.
Description:
A gold-plated medal issued by the Shire of Strathfieldsaye to commemorate the sesquicentenary of Victoria in 1984-5. It features representations of industry in the form of a factory, wine making as grapes, urban life as an arcade and farming by a horse-drawn hay wagon , and the sesquicentenary logo.
Acquisition Information:
Donation from Emil Hafner, 1985
Discipline: Numismatics
Dimensions: 32 mm (Diameter)
Weight: 14.125 g (Weight)

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Tagged with: celebrations, victoria sesquicentenary 1985
Themes this item is part of: Public Life & Institutions Collection, Municipality of Strathfieldsaye, Victoria, Municipality of Strathfieldsaye, Victoria
Primary Classification: MEDALS
Secondary Classification: Commemorative
Tertiary Classification: sesquicentenary of victoria
Series: Australian Commemorative Medals
DateEra: 1985 AD
Obverse Description: At centre within a wide rim formed by a bead circle broken at the top by the British Royal Arms, four quarters formed by a wode cross containing a smoking factory, a bunch of grapes an arched arcade and a horse drawn hay wagon; around, SHIRE OF STRATHFIELDSAYE . VICTORIA . 1866 .
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) At centre within a wide rim formed by a bead circle broken at the top by the British Royal Arms, four quarters formed by a wode cross containing a smoking factory, a bunch of grapes an arched arcade and a horse drawn hay wagon; around, SHIRE OF STRATHFIELDSAYE . VICTORIA . 1866 .

(reverse) Logo of the Victorian esquicentenary; below, VICTORIA 150 / GROWING TOGETHER 1984-5
at rim in small letters the mint name, BRIM MELB
Shape: round
Material: Gilt
Issued By: Strathfieldsaye Shire Council, Victoria, Australia, 1985
Mint: Brim Medallions, Victoria, Australia, 1985
Commissioned By: Strathfieldsaye Shire Council, Victoria, Australia, 1985

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