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Medal - Sesquicentenary of Victoria, City of Sunshine, Sunshine City Council, Victoria, Australia, 1985 Numismatics Reg. No: NU 20682

Summary:
Australia Victoria Sunshine
Medal - City of Sunshine Victorian Sesquicentenary 1985 (AD)
Mint:Brim
Other Details: A gold-plated medal issued by the City of Sunshine to commemorate the sesquicentenary of Victoria in 1984-5. It features the City Shields below the British Royal Arms, the shields incorporate industrial and rural themes, and the sesquicentenary logo. The City of Sunshine was formed in 1951 from the Shire of Braybrook, and amalgamated with Keilor in 1994 to form the City of Brimbank.
Description:
A gold plated medal issued by the City of Sunshine to commemorate the sesquicentenary of Victoria in 1984-5. It features the City Shields below the British Royal Arms, the shields incorporate industrial and rural themes, and the sesquicentenary logo.
Acquisition Information:
Donation from Emil Hafner, 1985
Discipline: Numismatics
Dimensions: 32 mm (Diameter)
Weight: 14.274 g (Weight)

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Tagged with: celebrations, victoria sesquicentenary 1985, hawthorn
Themes this item is part of: Public Life & Institutions Collection, Municipality of Sunshine, Victoria, Municipality of Sunshine, Victoria
Primary Classification: MEDALS
Secondary Classification: Commemorative
Tertiary Classification: sesquicentenary of victoria
Series: Australian Commemorative Medals
DateEra: 1985 AD
Obverse Description: Within a wide rim formed by a line circle, two crossed shields below the British Royal Arms, the shields incorporate industrial and rural themes between them at the base is a ribbon with the motto, BY INDUSTRY; around, CITY OF SUNSHINE * 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 a wide rim formed by a line circle, two crossed shields below the British Royal Arms, the shields incorporate industrial and rural themes between them at the base is a ribbon with the motto, BY INDUSTRY; around, CITY OF SUNSHINE * 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: Gilt
Issued By: Sunshine City Council, Sunshine, Victoria, Australia, 1985
Mint: Brim Medallions, Victoria, Australia, 1985
Commissioned By: Sunshine City Council, Victoria, Australia, 1985

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