Summary

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.

Physical Description

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

Obverse Description

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

Reverse Description

Three-masted ship under full sail left; below, H.M.S . BUFFALO around, FOUNDATION OF PROVINCE 28TH. DECEMBER 1836

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