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Medal - Centenary of Coolangatta, M.R. Roberts Ltd, Queensland, Australia, 1984 Numismatics Reg. No: NU 20618

Summary:
Australia Queensland
Medal, Centenary of Coolangatta 1984 (AD)
Mint: Amor
Other Details: A gilt medal issued by M.R. Roberts to commemorate the centenary of Coolangatta and the Great Australian Air Race of 1984. It includes the arms of Coolangatta and three aircraft flying above a map of Australia.
Description:
A gilt medal issued by M.R. Roberts
Arms of Coolangatta within radiate circle; around within broad rim, COOLANGATTA CENTENARY 1884 - 1984;
around on broad rim. COOLANGATTA (NOWRA) TAMWORTH - COOLANGATTA (QLD)
Three aircraft flying right above map of Australia; below, THE / GREAT AUSTRALIAN / AIR RACE / 1984
Acquisition Information:
Donation from Barrie Winsor - Wynyard Coin Centre, 1989
Discipline: Numismatics
Dimensions: 32 mm (Diameter)
Weight: 13.42 g (Weight)

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Tagged with: flights
Themes this item is part of: Public Life & Institutions Collection, W.J. Amor Mint, Medal Maker, New South Wales
Primary Classification: MEDALS
Secondary Classification: Commemorative
Tertiary Classification: public events
Series: Australian Commemorative Medals
DateEra: 1984 AD
Obverse Description: Arms of Coolangatta within radiate circle; around within broad rim, COOLANGATTA CENTENARY 1884 - 1984;
around on broad rim. COOLANGATTA (NOWRA) TAMWORTH - COOLANGATTA (QLD)
Reverse Description: Three aircraft flying right above map of Australia; below, THE / GREAT AUSTRALIAN / AIR RACE / 1984
Inscriptions: (edge) Plain
(obverse) Arms of Coolangatta within radiate circle; around within broad rim, COOLANGATTA CENTENARY 1884 - 1984;
around on broad rim. COOLANGATTA (NOWRA) TAMWORTH - COOLANGATTA (QLD)
(reverse) Three aircraft flying right above map of Australia; below, THE / GREAT AUSTRALIAN / AIR RACE / 1984
Shape: round
Material: Gilt Bronze
Issued By: M.R. Roberts Ltd, New South Wales, Australia, 1984
Mint: Amor (Mint), Australia, 1984
Commissioned By: M.R. Roberts Ltd, New South Wales, Australia, 1984

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