Australia New South Wales Sydney
Medal - Centenary of South Australia, Australia, 1936 (AD)
Mint: S. Schlank & Co.
Other Details: Medal issued to commemorate the Centenary of South Australia in 1936. It was struck in gilt bronze by S. Schlank & Co., Adelaide, with lug and loop for wearing. The medal depicts William Light, South Australia's first surveyor-general, who selected and surveyed the site for Adelaide in 1836.
Medal issued to commemorate the Centenary of South Australia in 1936. Struck in gilt bronze by S. Schlank & Co., Adelaide with lug and loop for wearing
At centre within line circle figure of William Light standing front, head left, raising right arm; in ground below, LIGHT; around, CENTENARY OF SOUTH AUSTRALIA 1836 - 1936
Three-masted ship under full sail left; below, H.M.S . BUFFALO around, FOUNDATION OF PROVINCE 28TH. DECEMBER 1836
Cultural Gifts Donation from Mr Robert (Bob) Edwards, 1989
CENTENARY OF SOUTH AUSTRALIA 1836 - 1936 LIGHT FOUNDATION OF PROVINCE 28TH. DECEMBER 1836 HMS. BUFFALO
Type of item
15.19 g (Weight)
Height with loop extended 42 mm.
Round with loop