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Medal - Sesquicentenary of Victoria, Shire of Ballarat, Ballarat Shire Council, Victoria, Australia, 1985 Numismatics Reg. No: NU 20688

Summary:
Australia Victoria Ballarat
Medal - Shire of Ballarat Victorian Sesquicentenary 1985 (AD)
Mint: Brim
Other Details: A copper medal issued by the Shire of Ballarat to commemorate the sesquicentenary of Victoria in 1984-5. It features the Shire Arms which depicts themes of rural and mining industry and the motto PRAEVIUS and the sesquicentenary logo.
Description:
A copper medal issued by the Shire of Ballarat to commemorate the sesquicentenary of Victoria in 1984-5. It features the Shire Arms which depicts themes of rural and mining industry and the motto PRAEVIUS and the sesquicentenary logo.
Acquisition Information:
Donation from Emil Hafner, 1985
Discipline: Numismatics
Dimensions: 32 mm (Diameter)
Weight: 14.549 g (Weight)

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Tagged with: celebrations, victoria sesquicentenary 1985
Themes this item is part of: Public Life & Institutions Collection, Municipality of Ballarat, Victoria, Municipality of Ballarat, Victoria
Primary Classification: MEDALS
Secondary Classification: Commemorative
Tertiary Classification: sesquicentenary of victoria
Series: Australian Commemorative Medals
DateEra: 1985 AD
Obverse Description: At centre above a ribbon with the motto PRAEVIUS, the Ballarat Coat of Arms with two female supoporters, the ond on the left carries scales and a cornucopiae, the other dividers and a scroll, the shield is quartered and depicts an anvil (?), a golden fleece, a wheat sheaf and crossed mining tools; around, WITH COMPLIMENTS FROM . SHIRE OF BALLARAT .
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 above a ribbon with the motto PRAEVIUS, the Ballarat Coat of Arms with two female supoporters, the ond on the left carries scales and a cornucopiae, the other dividers and a scroll, the shield is quartered and depicts an anvil (?), a golden fleece, a wheat sheaf and crossed mining tools; around, WITH COMPLIMENTS FROM . SHIRE OF BALLARAT .
(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 with loop
Material: Copper
Issued By: Ballarat Shire Council, Ballarat, Victoria, Australia, 1985
Mint: Brim Medallions, Victoria, Australia, 1985
Commissioned By: Ballarat Shire Council, Victoria, Australia, 1985

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