Commonwealth of Australia c. 1901 (AD)
Mint: not recorded
Other Details: Medal issued in 1901 to commemorate the establisment of the Commonwealth of Australia. It shows the shields of each State joined by ribbon, and the Australian Arms with kangaroo and emu supporters.
Shields of each State joined by ribbon around Australian Arms with kangaroo and emu supporters; around on wide rim, THE AUSTRALIAN COMMONWEALTH
Australian and British flags at sides of crowned royal shield; around ob wide rim, ONE NATION ONE PEOPLE ONE DESTINY in tiny letters the artist's initials (?) A.II.W. (Carlisle reads II as H)
Transfer from National Gallery of Victoria (NGV), 15 Mar 1976
circa 1901 AD
(edge) (obverse) (reverse)
Type of item
22 mm (Outside Diameter), 6.25 g (Weight)
26 mm high to top of loop through hole.