1897 (AD)
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".

Obverse Description

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 .

Reverse Description

Tooled off but 600 0+1 12/6 scratched in near rim at 03

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