United Sunday Schools Demonstration 1897
Queen Victoria's Diamond Jubilee 1897 (AD)
Mint: Stokes & Sons
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 gilt medal features busts of the young and old Queen Victoria on the obverse and a Bible on the reverse.
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 stars). .
At centre within wide rim, open Bible with HOLY BIBLE at top of displayed pages; above, rising sun; below, 1897 ALL SET WITHIN DIAMOND OF DOTS; around on broad rim, * UNITED SUNDAY SCHOOLS DEMONSTRATION * VICTORIA
Transfer from National Gallery of Victoria (NGV), 15 Mar 1976
(edge) (obverse) (reverse)
Type of item
31 mm (Outside Diameter), 13.22 g (Weight)