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Medal - 50th Anniversary of Sydney Harbour Bridge, M.R. Roberts Ltd, New South Wales, Australia, 1982 Numismatics Reg. No: NU 20584

Summary:
Australia New South Wales Sydney
50th Anniversary of Sydney Harbour Bridge 1982 (AD)
Mint: Amor
Other Details: A gilt medal issued by M.R. Roberts to commemorate the 50th anniversary of the opening of the Sydney Harbour Bridge on 19 March 1932. It was struck by Amor for M.R. Roberts; medals were struck at the same time for the NSW Department of Main Roads (which organized the jubilee celebrations) and the Australian Numismatic Society. The Mains Roads medals were given to those who worked on the original bridge construction; the other members were distributed to numismatists and the general public.
Description:
A gilt medal issued by M.R. Roberts
View of side of Sydney Harbour Bridge with Luna Park in background, above, SYDNEY HARBOUR BRIDGE / JUBILEE / 1932 / 1982
View of side of Sydney Harbour Bridge with Sydney Opera House in background, below ISSUED BY / M.R. Roberts'
Acquisition Information:
Donation from Barrie Winsor - Wynyard Coin Centre, 1989
Discipline: Numismatics
Dimensions: 32 mm (Diameter)
Weight: 13.35 g (Weight)

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Tagged with: bridges, opera houses
Themes this item is part of: Australian Numismatic Society, Sydney, New South Wales, Public Life & Institutions Collection, Transport 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: 1982 AD
Obverse Description: View of side of Sydney Harbour Bridge with Luna Park in background, above, SYDNEY HARBOUR BRIDGE / JUBILEE / 1932 / 1982
Reverse Description: View of side of Sydney Harbour Bridge with Sydney Opera House in background, below ISSUED BY / M.R. Roberts'
Edge Description: Plain
Inscriptions: (edge) Plain
(obverse) View of side of Sydney Harbour Bridge with Luna Park in background, above, SYDNEY HARBOUR BRIDGE / JUBILEE / 1932 / 1982
(reverse) View of side of Sydney Harbour Bridge with Sydney Opera House in background, below ISSUED BY / M.R. Roberts'
Shape: round
Material: Gilt Bronze
Issued By: M.R. Roberts Ltd, Sydney, New South Wales, Australia, 1982
Mint: Amor (Mint), Australia, 1982
Commissioned By: M.R. Roberts Ltd, Sydney, New South Wales, Australia, 1982

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