Summary

Australia Victoria
Billi Ex Rex 1899 (AD)
Mint : Stokes
Two other medals of the same size were struck at the mint erected at the Victorian Exhibition, 6 Nov. 1872 - 8 January 1873, showing the same image of Billi on the obverse, but with a coat of arms and reference to the exhibition mint on the reverse. Another medal showing Billi was minted by Stokes and Martin in 1869.

Physical Description

Obverse: In centre: Head of Billi, Aboriginal man. Around: BILLI EX REX * VICTORIA , AUSTRALIA * 1899 Reverse: Armed man on horseback. Around: THE PIONEER * AUSTRALIA

Obverse Description

In centre: Head of Billi, Aboriginal man. Around: BILLI EX REX * VICTORIA , AUSTRALIA * 1899

Reverse Description

Armed man on horseback. Around: THE PIONEER * AUSTRALIA

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