Shire of Hampden
Queen Victoria Jubilee 1887 (AD) medal
Mint: Stokes & Martin
Other Details: Queen Victoria's 50th jubilee in 1887 was celebrated the great enthusiasm throughout the British Empire. This medal was one of many issued by local governments to commemorate the occasion. It was issued by the Shire of Hampden. The Shire of Hampden was centered on Port Campbell, on the west coast of Victoria, with a narrow strip of land northward including Camperdown, Lismore, Cobden, Shipton and Darlington. The Shire of Hampden was proclaimed on 31 December 1863.
Previous Collections: McArthur

Obverse Description

Head of Queen Victoria facing left, wearing veil and coronet; Around, VICTORIA'S JUBILEE Below, 1887. No inscription on truncation of Queen's neck.

Reverse Description

Shire Arms, around on wide rim, SHIRE OF HAMPDEN * DEO ET REGE *

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