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Medal - Sesquicentenary of Victoria, City of Hawthorn, Hawthorn City Council, Victoria, Australia, 1985 Numismatics Reg. No: NU 20675

Summary:
Australia Victoria Hawthorn
Medal - City of Hawthorn Victorian Sesquicentenary 1985 (AD)
Mint: Brim
Other Details: A dark-toned copper medal issued by the City of Hawthorn to commemorate the sesquicentenary of Victoria in 1984-5. It features a heart shaped shield bearing a rural scene depicting a steam train below the British Royal Arms and the motto 'ex umbra in solem' and the sesquicentenary logo.
Description:
A dark toned copper medal issued by the City of Hawthorn to commemorate the sesquicentenary of Victoria in 1984-5. It features a heart shaped shield bearing a rural scene depicting a steam train below the British Royal Arms and the motto ex umbra in solem and the sesquicentenary logo.
Acquisition Information:
Donation from Emil Hafner, 1985
Discipline: Numismatics
Dimensions: 32 mm (Diameter)
Weight: 14.008 g (Weight)

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Tagged with: celebrations, victoria sesquicentenary 1985
Themes this item is part of: Municipality of Hawthorn, 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: At centre above a ribbon with the motto EX UMBRA IN SOLEM, a heart shaped shield bearing a rural scene depicting a steam train below the British Royal Arms, around CITY OF HAWTHORN . 1860 .; above, 125TH ANNIVERSARY below, * 27TH JULY 1895 *
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 EX UMBRA IN SOLEM, a heart shaped shield bearing a rural scene depicting a steam train below the British Royal Arms, around CITY OF HAWTHORN . 1860 .; above, 125TH ANNIVERSARY below, * 27TH JULY 1895 *
(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: Hawthorn City Council, Hawthorn, Victoria, Australia, 1985
Mint: Brim Medallions, Victoria, Australia, 1985
Commissioned By: Hawthorn City Council, Victoria, Australia, 1985

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