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Medal - Australian International Exhibition Commissioners, New South Wales, Australia, 1879-1880 Numismatics Reg. No: NU 10810

Summary:
Australia Melbourne
Medal - Australian International Exhibitions Commissioner's 1879-81 (AD)
Mint: Royal, London
Awarded to: Noone, John
Other Details: This medal is one of many medals won by the Melbourne photographer John Noone in the 1870s and 1880s. Most of his medals were won in Australian exhibitions, but he was also successful in London and at the Bengal Photographic Society exhibition of 1874.
Description:
A large bronze medal (75 mm diameter) awarded for services to the Royal Commission, it features a head of Albert, Prince of Wales, and details of the award
Discipline: Numismatics
Dimensions: 76 mm (Diameter)
Dimension Comment: Weight > 100 g

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Tagged with: engraving, exhibitions, mapping, photography
Themes this item is part of: Images & Image Making Collection, Public Life & Institutions Collection, J.S. & A.B. Wyon, Engravers, London, England, J.S. & A.B. Wyon, Engravers, London, England, HRH Albert, Prince of Wales (1841-1910), HRH Edward VII (1841-1910)
Primary Classification: MEDALS
Secondary Classification: Commemorative
Tertiary Classification: exhibitions
Series: Australian Exhibition Medals
DateEra: 1879-1880 AD
Obverse Description: Head of Albert left; around, * ALBERT EDWARD PRINCE OF WALES K. G. PRESIDENT OF ROYAL COMMISSION
Reverse Description: At centre engraved within olive wreath, J. NOONE / FOR / SERVICES around, AUSTRALIAN INTERNATIONAL EXHIBITIONS . SYDNEY 1879-80 . MELBOURNE 1880-81
Edge Description: Plain
Inscriptions: Obverse: * ALBERT EDWARD PRINCE OF WALES K. G. PRESIDENT OF ROYAL COMMISSION
Reverse: J. NOONE / FOR / SERVICES around above,AUSTRALIAN INTERNATIONAL EXHIBITIONS; below, SYDNEY 1879-80. MELBOURNE 1880-81
Shape: round
Material: Bronze
Issued By: Australian International Exhibition Commissioners, Sydney, New South Wales, Australia, 1881
Mint: A. Wyon, London, England, Great Britain, 1880
Artist: Joseph Wyon, London, England, Great Britain, 1879
Awarded To: John Noone, Victoria, Australia, 1881
Person Depicted: HRH Albert Prince of Wales, 1880
Person Depicted: King Edward VII, 1880
Bibliography:
  1. [Article] Pryde, Pam. 2006. John Noone, Government Photo-lithographer, 1861-1888. Script & Print: Bulletin of the Bibliographical Society of Australia and New Zealand. 30 (1): 31-38.

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