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Medal - Sesquicentenary of Victoria, City of Hamilton, Hamilton City Council, Victoria, Australia, 1985 Numismatics Reg. No: NU 20699

Summary:
Australia Victoria Hamilton
Medal - City of Hamilton Victorian Sesquicentenary 1985 (AD)
Mint: Brim
Other Details: A copper medal issued by the City of Hamilton to commemorate the sesquicentenary of Victoria in 1984-5. It features two crossed shields below Arms with lion and unicorn supporters, the left shield contains depictions of cow and wheat-sheaf with plough; the right depicts grapes and sheep , and the sesquicentenary logo.
Description:
A copper medal issued by the Shire of Hamilton to commemorate the sesquicentenary of Victoria in 1984-5. It features two crossed shields below Arms with lion and unicorn supporters, the left shield contains depictions of cow and wheat-sheaf with plough; the right depicts grapes and sheep , and the sesquicentenary logo.
Acquisition Information:
Donation from Emil Hafner, 1985
Discipline: Numismatics
Dimensions: 32 mm (Diameter)
Weight: 13.66 g (Weight)

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Tagged with: celebrations, victoria sesquicentenary 1985
Themes this item is part of: Municipality of Hamilton, Victoria, Public Life & Institutions Collection
Primary Classification: MEDALS
Secondary Classification: Commemorative
Tertiary Classification: sesquicentenary of victoria
Series: Australian Commemorative Medals
DateEra: 1985 AD
Obverse Description: Within broad rim formed by line circle, two crossed shields below Arms with lion and unicorn supporterd, the left shield contains depictions of cow and wheat-sheaf with plough; the right depicts grapes and sheep; around, CITY OF HAMILTON * VICTORIA *
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) Within broad rim formed by line circle, two crossed shields below Arms with lion and unicorn supporters, the left shield contains depictions of cow and wheat-sheaf with plough; the right depicts grapes and sheep; around, CITY OF HAMILTON * VICTORIA *
(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: Copper
Issued By: Hamilton City Council, Hamilton, Victoria, Australia, 1985
Mint: Brim Medallions, Victoria, Australia, 1985
Commissioned By: Hamilton City Council, Victoria, Australia, 1985

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