Australia Tasmania Longford
Queen Victoria Jubilee medal 1887 (AD)
Mint: Stokes & Martin
Artist: Harry Stokes
Medals presented by W. H. D. Archer, Warden
Other Details: Queen Victoria's 50th jubilee in 1887 was celebrated the great enthusiasm throughout the British Empire. This medal was one of many issued by local governments to commemorate the occasion. It names W.H.D. Archer as Warden of the Municipality of Longford, Tasmania. The Archer family were pioneers in the Longford area.

Obverse Description

Crowned and veiled head of Queen Victoria left; around, VICTORIA JUBILEE 1887 In small letters on neck mint name: STOKES & MARTIN

Reverse Description

At centre within ornate rim, MUNICIPALITY / OF / LONGFORD / TASMANIA / W.H.D. ARCHER / WARDEN

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