Australia Victoria Ballarat
Queen Victoria's Diamond Jubilee 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 medal was issued by the Shire of Ballarat, and names E. Butler as Shire President.

Obverse Description

Jugate busts, young & old Queen Victoria; around, QUEEN VICTORIA'S 60TH YEAR OF REIGN * 1837 TO 1897 * (stops on either side of date in form of crosses);

Reverse Description

At centre within broad rim Arms of the Shire, in exergue, BY THESE WE FLOURISH; around on broad rim, * SHIRE OF BALLARAT * E. BUTLER, PRESIDENT

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