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Medal - Melbourne Centenary of Incorporation, Melbourne City Council, Victoria, Australia, 1942 Numismatics Reg. No: NU 34526

Summary:
Australia Victoria Melbourne
Centenary of Incorporation 1942 (AD)
Mint: Angus & Coote
Other Details: This medal was produced by the Melbourne City Council to commemorate the centenary of the incorporation of the city. It is believed that only 75 medals were struck. This medal is in a box.
Description:
Silver medal featuring City of Melbourne Arms; around on wide border, CITY OF MELBOURNE . INCORPORATED . AD . 1842 . (obverse)
1842 (1/2 Kangaroo) 1942 / THIS MEDALLION WAS STRUCK BY / THE MELBOURNE CITY COUNCIL / TO COMMEMORATE THE / 100TH ANNIVERSARY OF THE / INCORPORATION OF THE INHABITANTS / OF THE TOWN OF MELBOURNE. / 12TH AUGUST etc(reverse)
Acquisition Information:
Transfer from National Gallery of Victoria (NGV), 1976
Discipline: Numismatics
Dimensions: 58 mm (Width), 58 mm (Diameter)

More information

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: melbourne centenary
Series: Australian Commemorative Medals
DateEra: 1942 AD
Obverse Description: City of Melbourne Arms; around on wide border, CITY OF MELBOURNE . INCORPORATED . AD . 1842 .
Reverse Description: 1842 (1/2 Kangaroo) 1942 / THIS MEDALLION WAS STRUCK BY / THE MELBOURNE CITY COUNCIL / TO COMMEMORATE THE / 100TH ANNIVERSARY OF THE / INCORPORATION OF THE INHABITANTS / OF THE TOWN OF MELBOURNE. / 12TH AUGUST etc
Edge Description: Plain
Inscriptions: Plain (edge)
City of Melbourne Arms; around on wide border, CITY OF MELBOURNE . INCORPORATED . AD . 1842 . (obverse)
1842 (1/2 Kangaroo) 1942 / THIS MEDALLION WAS STRUCK BY / THE MELBOURNE CITY COUNCIL / TO COMMEMORATE THE / 100TH ANNIVERSARY OF THE / INCORPORATION OF THE INHABITANTS / OF THE TOWN OF MELBOURNE. / 12TH AUGUST etc(reverse)
Shape: Round
Material: Silver
Issued By: Melbourne City Council (MCC), Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
Mint: Angus & Coote (Mint)
Commissioned By: Melbourne City Council (MCC), Melbourne, Victoria, Australia, 1942
References: Car.1942/1

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