Australia Victoria Geelong
Queen Victorias Diamond Jubilee, Newtown, Chilwell, Geelong 1897 (AD)
Silver medal
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. The Borough of Newton and Chilwell was located in Greater Geelong, inland from Corio Bay and bordered to the south and west by the Barwon River. Geelong West and Monifold Heights are located on its northern border, and Geelong and South Geelong to the east.

Obverse Description

Veiled bust of Queen Victoria facing left; around VICTORIA. ACCESSION 1837

Reverse Description

At centre within broad rim, IN / HONOUR / 1897 around on broad rim, * GEELONG * NEWTOWN & CHILWELL

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