Australia Victoria Melbourne
Medal - Commonwealth Celebrations Victoria, 1901 (AD)
Mint: not recorded
Awarded to: McIntyre, John (Sir)
Other Details: Medal issued in 1901 to commemorate Commonwealth celebrations in Victoria. It names Sir John McIntyre, M.L.A. in the seat of Maldon. McIntyre was a businessman as well as a politician. He worked several mining claims successfully, settled at Bendigo, and established an apothecary and gold-buying business.

Physical Description

An oval gold medal (19*37 mm) with voided Shield of Great Britain at centre; a single loop of a chain attached.

Obverse Description

At centre crowned British Royal arms voided; around, COMMONWEALTH CELEBRATIONS, MAY 1901 . VICTORIA

Reverse Description

At centre British Royal Arms, crowned, voided; inscribed ->> THE HON. SIR J. McINTYRE M.L.A <<-

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