Australia Victoria Waverley
Medal - City of Waverley Victorian Sesquicentenary1985 (AD)
Other Details: A gold-plated medal issued by the City of Waverley to commemorate the sesquicentenary of Victoria in 1984-5. It features the Arms of the City and the sesquicentenary logo. The City of Waverley was located in the south-east of Melbourne, between Oakleigh and Scoresby. It was created on 14 April 1961, when post-war residential growth was occurring in rapidly in outer areas of Melbourne, including the corridor along the railway line to Glen Waverley. By 1993, however, Waverley had one of Victoria's fastest declining populations as children moved out of home. Waverley City Council ceased on 15 December 1994, when it was amalgamated with most of Oakleigh city to form Monash City.
A gold plated medal issued by the City of Waverley to commemorate the sesquicentenary of Victoria in 1984-5. It features the the sesquicentenary logo and Arms of the City.
Logo of the Victorian sesquicentenary; below, 'VICTORIA 150 / GROWING TOGETHER 1984-5' at rim in small letters the mint name, 'BRIM MELB'.
Arms of the City of Waverley with kangaroo supporters, the left kangaroo holds a poppet head and the right a wheel; around, 'WITH COMPLIMENTS FROM CITY OF WAVERLEY'.
Donation from Emil Hafner, 21 Jun 1985
(edge) plain. (obverse) Logo of the Victorian esquicentenary; below, VICTORIA 150 / GROWING TOGETHER 1984-5 at rim in small letters the mint name, BRIM MELB. (reverse) The Arms of the City of Waverly with kangaroo supporters, the left kangaroo holds a poppet head and the right a wheel; around, WITH COMPLIMENTS FROM CITY OF WAVERLY.
Type of item
32 mm (Outside Diameter), 14.111 g (Weight)