Exhibition of Engineering medal, issued around 1879. This exhibition is dated 1879 by Alfred Chitty in his catalogue of the NGV's Numismatics collection in 1920.
Minted by Stokes & Martin.
A small medal (22 mm. diameter) featuring a view of a single arched bridge and a cog wheel depicting in its four quarters: a ship with sail and steam engine, a water-wheel, a steam traction engine and a group of engineering drawing tools
At centre within a broad rim, a single arched bridge over a river; around on broad rim, EXHIBITION OF ENGINEERING
Within a cog wheel in its four quarters: a ship with sail and steam engine, a water-wheel, a steam traction engine and a group of engineering drawing tools
Transfer from National Gallery of Victoria (NGV), George McArthur, 15 Mar 1976
circa 1879 AD
Obverse : EXHIBITION OF ENGINEERING
Type of item
22 mm (Outside Diameter), 4.54 g (Weight)
Round with hole