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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.
An oval gold medal (19*37 mm) with voided Shield of Great Britain at centre; a single loop of a chain attached.
At centre crowned British Royal arms voided; around, COMMONWEALTH CELEBRATIONS, MAY 1901 . VICTORIA
At centre British Royal Arms, crowned, voided; inscribed ->> THE HON. SIR J. McINTYRE M.L.A <<-
Cultural Gifts Donation from Mr J W. McIntyre, 02 Oct 1987
Donated through the Australian Government's Cultural Gifts Program.
Obverse: At centre British Royal arms crowned; around, COMMONWEALTH CELEBRATIONS, MAY 1901 . VICTORIA . Reverse: At centre British Royal Arms, crowned; inscribed ->> THE HON. SIR J. McINTYRE M.L.A <<-
Type of item
19 mm (Width), 37 mm (Height), 7.06 g (Weight)
Exhibition Collection Management
36 mm (Length), 18 mm (Width), 7 mm (Height)
7mm high with link, 2mm high without link.