Australia Victoria Brighton
Queen Victoria's 60th year of Reign, Brighton 1897 (AD)
Mint: not recorded
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 medal was issued by the Town of Brighton. It names Thomas Wilson as Mayor and the Children's Fete, 1897.

Obverse Description

Jugate busts, young & old Queen Victoria; around, QUEEN VICTORIA'S 60TH YEAR OF REIGN * 1837 TO 1897 * (stops on either side of date in form of crosses).

Reverse Description

At centre within wide rim Royal Arms with lion and unicorn supporters; above, CHILDREN'S FETE; below, JUNE 1897 around on broad rim, TOWN OF BRIGHTON * THOMAS WILSON, MAYOR *

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