Australia New South Wales
Governor of New South Wales 1877 (AD)
Other Details: Medal issued in 1877, depicting the Governor of New South Wales and the coat of arms featuring ship, golden fleece, mining tools and sheaf of wheat within wreath and a rising sun.
Previous Collections: McArthur
A gilt medal (22 mm diameter) featuring a portrait of the Governor of New South Wales
Head of the Governor of NSW, bare, facing right with long side-burne; artist's initials, IH. raised on neck truncation
Coat of arms featuring ship, golden fleece, mining tools and sheaf of wheat within wreath and below rising sun; below wreath, 1877
Transfer from National Gallery of Victoria (NGV), George McArthur, 15 Mar 1976
Obverse: GOVERNOR OF N.S.WALES
Type of item
22 mm (Outside Diameter), 5.05 g (Weight)
Round with hole
[Thesis] Lugton, Mary E. 1989. George McArthur of Maldon: his Life and his Book Collection.
[Catalogue] Morrison, Ian. 2003. The Baker of Maldon.