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Medal - America's Cup, M.R. Roberts Ltd, New South Wales, Australia, 1983 Numismatics Reg. No: NU 20603

Summary:
Australia
America's Cup 1983 (AD)
Mint: Amor
Other Details: A gilt medal issued by M.R. Roberts to commemorate the America's Cup win by Australia in 1983. It was the first time an American boat had not won the prestigious Cup. The winning entry was 'Australia II', pictured on this medal and now on display in the Fremantle Maritime Museum branch of the Western Australian Museum.
Description:
A gilt medal issued by M.R. Roberts
At centre the America's Cup; around, AMERICA'S CUP 1983 WINNER
The Yaught 'Australia II' under full sail to left; below, AUSTRALIA
Acquisition Information:
Donation from Barrie Winsor - Wynyard Coin Centre, 1989
Discipline: Numismatics
Dimensions: 32 mm (Diameter)
Weight: 13.33 g (Weight)

More information

Tagged with: america s cup yacht race, sailing, sport, yachting
Themes this item is part of: Leisure Collection, Public Life & Institutions Collection, Transport Collection, W.J. Amor Mint, Medal Maker, New South Wales
Primary Classification: MEDALS
Secondary Classification: Commemorative
Tertiary Classification: sport
Series: Australian Commemorative Medals
DateEra: 1983 AD
Obverse Description: At centre the America's Cup; around, AMERICA'S CUP 1983 WINNER
Reverse Description: The Yacht 'Australia II' under full sail to left; below, AUSTRALIA
Inscriptions: (edge)
(obverse) At centre the America's Cup; around, AMERICA'S CUP 1983 WINNER
(reverse) The Yaught 'Australia II' under full sail to left; below, AUSTRALIA
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

Comments

J. Grant Posted on 10 Apr 2010 12:59 PM
I own an "Australia II " America's Cup Plate, (with owner's certificate, still in box ) and I would like to know where I could get a valuation please.
Discovery Centre Posted on 12 Apr 2010 3:17 PM
Museum Victoria Comment
Hi there. For a list of valuers approved by the Australian Government’s Cultural Gifts Program, see their website at http://www.arts.gov.au/tax_incentives/cgp

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