Queen Victoria's Diamond Jubilee - Australia's Celebration 1897 (AD)
Mint: Stokes & Sons
Other Details: Queen Victoria's diamond jubilee in 1897 was celebrated the great enthusiasm throughout the British Empire. It prompted many Australian local governments to issue commemorative medals. This gilded bronze medal features conjoined young head and veiled bust of Queen Victoria on the obverse and the Advance Australia arms on the reverse.

Obverse Description

Conjoined young head and veiled bust of Queen Victoria left, around, QUEEN VICTORIA'S 60TH. YEAR OF REIGN * 1837 TO 1897 *

Reverse Description

Within diamond Advance Australia arms, above crown; below, 1897; around, DIAMOND JUBILEE * AUSTRALIA'S CELEBRATION * (reverse stars large, cf. NU21081)

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