Australia New South Wales
Australia's 150 Anniversary 1938 (AD)
Mint: Amor
Engraved by Charles Eccles
Other Details: This medal was struck in 1938 to commemorate the 150th anniversary of British settlement of Australia. It depicts Australia standing with the sun behind her head. At her feet kneel two men, one representing industry (with tools, city buildings and shipping) and the other representing agriculture (with sheep, fruit, silos and an aircraft).

Obverse Description

Australia standing front arms raised sun behind head, men representing industry and agriculture kneel at her feet, biplane in sky right tall building left; in ex. 1788 Australian Arms 1938

Reverse Description

Above arrangement of native flowers, AUSTRALIA'S / 150TH / ANNIVERSARY / 1938; below in small letters, AMOR

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