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Medal - Melbourne Town Hall Laying of the Foundation Stone, Victoria, Australia, 1867 Numismatics Reg. No: NU 20221

Summary:
Australia Victoria
Laying of the Foundation stone, Melbourne Town Hall 1867 (AD)
Mint: Stokes, T.
Other Details: This medal is one of 26 made to mark the occasion of the laying of the foundation stone of the Melbourne Town Hall by the Duke of Edinburgh in 1867. Medals were issued to the Queen, mayor and councillors, architect, builders, town clerk and the Museum.
Acquisition Information:
Transfer from National Gallery of Victoria (NGV), 1976
Discipline: Numismatics
Dimensions: 23 mm (Diameter)
Weight: 8.42 g (Weight)
Dimension Comment: diameter excluded ring mount

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Tagged with: town halls
Themes this item is part of: Public Life & Institutions Collection, HRH Prince Alfred, Duke of Edinburgh (1844-1900), Stokes & Son, Medal Makers, Melbourne, Victoria & Sydney, New South Wales
Primary Classification: MEDALS
Secondary Classification: Commemorative
Tertiary Classification: architecture & planning
Series: Australian Historical Medals
DateEra: 1867 AD
Obverse Description: Bust left; around, H.R.H. THE DUKE OF EDINBURGH, VISITED VICTORIA. 1867.
Reverse Description: Melbourne Town Hall; around, LAID FOUNDATION STONE OF TOWN HALL MELBOURNE; in exergue, 29TH NOV / T. STOKES MELB.
Edge Description: Plain
Inscriptions: Plain (edge)
Bust left; around, H.R.H. THE DUKE OF EDINBURGH, VISITED VICTORIA. 1867. (obverse)
Melbourne Town Hall; around, LAID FOUNDATION STONE OF TOWN HALL MELBOURNE; in exergue, 29TH NOV / T. STOKES MELB. (reverse)
Shape: round
Material: Gold
Issued By: Victoria, Australia
Mint: Stokes (Mint)
Person Depicted: HRH Prince Alfred Duke of Edinburgh & Saxe-Coburg & Gotha
References: Car.1867/3

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