Medal - Victoria's Jubilee Exhibition Gilt Commemorative 1884 - 1885 (AD)
Mint: Stokes & Martin
Other Details: Gilt commemorative medal issued for Victoria's Jubilee Exhibition. The Exhibition was held in the Royal Exhibition Buildings in 1884-5 as part of the celebrations for the 50th anniversary of white settlement in Victoria.
A gilt commemorative medal (22 mm diameter) featuring a view of the Melbourne Exhibition Building and the date of the Jubilee celebrations beginning, 19 November 1884. The medal is not holed and has a small extension at 12 below which a hole may have been intended.
View of the Melbourne Exhibition Building, in exergue, EXHIBITION / MELBOURNE
Winhin octagonal compartment formed by checker-work around the medal rim. at centre, 19 NOV. around, VICTORIA'S JUBILEE . 1884 .
Transfer from National Gallery of Victoria (NGV), George McArthur, 15 Mar 1976
Obverse: EXHIBITION MELBOURNE Reverse: VICTORIA'S JUBILEE 19 NOV. 1884
Type of item
22 mm (Outside Diameter), 4.99 g (Weight)
Car. 1884/2 in gilt bronze, not holed