Summary

A gilt copper medal issued by the Shire of Lowan to commemorate the sesquicentenary of Victoria in 1984-5. The Shire of Lowan was located in the wheat belt of north-west Victoria. It was established on 31 December 1875; in 1995 the Shires of Lowan and Dimboola united to become the Hindmarsh Shire Council.
Mint: Brim.

Physical Description

A gold-plated medal issued by the Shire of Lowan to commemorate the sesquicentenary of Victoria in 1984-5. It features a dove above two shields, left with sheep, right with wheat-sheaf, and the sesquicentenary logo

Obverse Description

Within broad rim formed by line circle, a dove above two shields, left with sheep, right with wheat-sheaf, above on ribbon the motto, INDUSTRY & FRIENDSHIP; around on wide rim, WITH COMPLIMENTS FROM * THE SHIRE OF LOWAN *

Reverse Description

Logo of the Victorian sesquicentenary; below, VICTORIA 150 / GROWING TOGETHER 1984-5 at rim in small letters the mint name, BRIM MELB

Edge Description

Plain

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