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 was a trial medal by Altmann, who changed 1887 date to 1897 reverse tooled off and finely inscribed "600 0+1 12/6".
Within a broad border, veiled head of Queen Victoria facing left; below, the artist's name, ALTMANN; around, TO COMMEMORATE QUEEN VICTORIA'S JUBILEE . 1897 .
Tooled off but 600 0+1 12/6 scratched in near rim at 03
Transfer from National Gallery of Victoria (NGV), 15 Mar 1976
(edge) (obverse) (reverse)
Type of item
31 mm (Outside Diameter), 13.36 g (Weight)
31 mm. = 1 1/4 inches
Obverse die as Car. 1887/20 for Richmond Children's Fete in 1887