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Medal - Sesquicentenary of Melbourne, Melbourne City Council, Electricity Supply Department, Victoria, Australia, 1985 Numismatics Reg. No: NU 20676

Summary:
Australia Victoria Melbourne
Medal - Melbourne Victorian Sesquicentenary 1985 (AD)
Mint: Brim
Other Details: A gold plated medal with loop at top for wearing issued by the Melbourne City Council to commemorate the sesquicentenary of Melbourne in 1985. It features the City Arms and the Town Hall
Description:
A gold plated medal with loop at top for wearing issued by the Melbourne City Council to commemorate the sesquicentenary of Melbourne in 1985. It features the City Arms and the Town Hall
Acquisition Information:
Donation from Emil Hafner, 1985
Discipline: Numismatics
Dimensions: 32 mm (Diameter)
Weight: 14.438 g (Weight)
Dimension Comment: Height to top of loop 38 mm

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Tagged with: architecture, town halls
Themes this item is part of: Public Life & Institutions Collection, Municipality of Melbourne, Victoria, Municipality of Melbourne, 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 broad rim formed by a line circle, the Melbourne Town Hall, below, CITY OF MELBOURNE, around on broad rim, MELBOURNE CELEBRATES 150th ANNIVERSARY 1985
Reverse Description: At centre within a broad rim formed by a line circle, the Coat of Arms of the City of Melbourne in outline; below in small letters the mint name, BRIM MELB around on broad rim, WITH COMPLIMENTS . CITY OF MELBOURNE .
Edge Description: Plain
Inscriptions: (edge) Plain

(obverse) At centre within a broad rim formed by a line circle, the Melbourne Town Hall, below, CITY OF MELBOURNE, around on broad rim, MELBOURNE CELEBRATES 150th ANNIVERSARY 1985

(reverse) At centre within a broad rim formed by a line circle, the Coat of Arms of the City of Melbourne in outline; below in small letters the mint name, BRIM MELB around on broad rim, WITH COMPLIMENTS . CITY OF MELBOURNE .
Shape: Round with loop
Material: Gilt
Issued By: Melbourne City Council (MCC) Electricity Supply Department, Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
Mint: Brim Medallions, Victoria, Australia, 1985
Commissioned By: Melbourne City Council (MCC), Victoria, Australia, 1985

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