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Medal - Royal Wedding, M.R. Roberts Ltd, New South Wales, Australia, 1981 Numismatics Reg. No: NU 20583

Summary:
Australia New South Wales Sydney
Royal Wedding 1981 (AD)
Mint: Amor
Other Details: A gilt medal issued by M.R. Roberts to commemorate the wedding of the Prince of Wales and Lady Diana Spencer on 29 July 1981. The medal featues the bust of the Prince and Princess, and a koala and emu.
Description:
A gilt medal issued by M.R. Roberts
Bust of Princess on left looking 3/4 right and head of Prince on right looking left above Welsh plumes;
around, H.R.H. THE PRINCE OF WALES MARRIED LADY DIANA SPENCER
Koala on branch facing right and emu standing left above kangaroo in exergue leaping left; below, 29 JULY 1981
Acquisition Information:
Donation from Barrie Winsor - Wynyard Coin Centre, 1989
Discipline: Numismatics
Dimensions: 32 mm (Diameter)
Weight: 27.50 g (Weight)

More information

Tagged with: royal weddings, royalty british
Themes this item is part of: Public Life & Institutions Collection, HRH Charles, Prince of Wales (1948- ), W.J. Amor Mint, Medal Maker, New South Wales, HRH Princess of Wales, Diana (1961-1997)
Primary Classification: MEDALS
Secondary Classification: Commemorative
Tertiary Classification: royal weddings
Series: Australian Commemorative Medals
DateEra: 1981 AD
Obverse Description: Bust of Princess on left looking 3/4 right and head of Prince on right looking left above Welsh plumes;
around, H.R.H. THE PRINCE OF WALES MARRIED LADY DIANA SPENCER
Reverse Description: Koala on branch facing right and emu standing left above kangaroo in exergue leaping left; below, 29 JULY 1981
Edge Description: Stamped, 881
Inscriptions: (edge) Stamped, 881
(obverse) Bust of Princess on left looking 3/4 right and head of Prince on right looking left above Welsh plumes;
around, H.R.H. THE PRINCE OF WALES MARRIED LADY DIANA SPENCER
(reverse) Koala on branch facing right and emu standing left above kangaroo in exergue leaping left; below, 29 JULY 1981
Shape: round
Material: Bronze
Issued By: M.R. Roberts Ltd, New South Wales, Australia, 1981
Mint: Amor (Mint), New South Wales, Australia, 1981
Commissioned By: M.R. Roberts Ltd, Sydney, New South Wales, Australia, 1981
Person Depicted: HRH Charles Prince of Wales
Person Depicted: Diana Princess of Wales

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