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Medal - Broken Hill Centenary, M.R. Roberts Ltd, New South Wales, Australia, 1983 Numismatics Reg. No: NU 20617

Summary:
Australia New South Wales Broken Hill
Broken Hill Centenary 1983 (AD)
Mint: Amor
Other Details: A gilt medal issued by M.R. Roberts to commemorate the centenary of Broken Hill. It includes a map of New South Wales with Broken Hill marked with a star, and a miner working with a pick within a mine tunnel.
Description:
A gilt medal issued by M.R. Roberts
At centre a map of New South Wales with Broken Hill marked with a star, in field right, N.S.W. / AUSTRALIA;
around on foulded ribbon, BROKEN HILL CENTENARY 1883 - 1983
A miner working with a pick within a mine tunnel; below, M.R.R SYDNEY
Acquisition Information:
Donation from Barrie Winsor - Wynyard Coin Centre, 1989
Discipline: Numismatics
Dimensions: 32 mm (Diameter)
Weight: 13.58 g (Weight)

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Tagged with: mining
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: mining
Series: Australian Commemorative Medals
DateEra: 1983 AD
Obverse Description: At centre a map of New South Wales with Broken Hill marked with a star, in field right, N.S.W. / AUSTRALIA;
around on foulded ribbon, BROKEN HILL CENTENARY 1883 - 1983
Reverse Description: A miner working with a pick within a mine tunnel; below, M.R.R SYDNEY
Edge Description: Plain
Inscriptions: (edge) Plain
(obverse) At centre a map of New South Wales with Broken Hill marked with a star, in field right, N.S.W. / AUSTRALIA;
around on foulded ribbon, BROKEN HILL CENTENARY 1883 - 1983
(reverse) A miner working with a pick within a mine tunnel; below, M.R.R SYDNEY
Shape: round
Material: Gilt Bronze
Issued By: M.R. Roberts Ltd, New South Wales, Australia, 1983
Mint: Amor (Mint), Australia, 1983
Commissioned By: M.R. Roberts Ltd, New South Wales, Australia, 1983

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