Australia Victoria Melbourne
Medal - ICOM Conference Melbourne 1998
Mint: Fibru (Belgium)
Other Details: A bronze and white enamel medal struck in the form of the Melbourne 1998 International Council of Museums conference logo, the tower on the Victorian Arts Centre and river Yarra, and made as a pin to be worn during the conference. These medals were commissioned by the numismatic Committee ICOMON whose Secretary at the time was a Belgian. They were made by a Belgium-based company, Fibru. ICOMON is an acronym for International Committee for Money and Banking Museums. It is a committee of ICOM (International Council of Museums). ICOMON was created for museums with numismatics collections and museums of financial and economic institutions or companies. ICOMON is dedicated to museological issues and is a forum of discussion of issues including acquisition and conservation of objects, theft, management, educational projects, conceptual questions, presentation and display, control of climatological conditions.
A bronze and white enamel medal struck in the form of the conference logo, the tower on the Victorian Arts Centre and river Yarra, and made as a pin to be worn during the conference.
The piece takes the shape of the tower of the Victorian Arts Centre with the Yarra (white enamel) flowing before it
I / C / O / M / 1998 / MELBOURNE
Donation from Mr John Phillip Sharples, 25/05/1998
Reverse: ICOM / 1998 / MELBOURNE
Bronze and Enamel
Type of item
35 mm (Width), 10 mm (Depth), 58 mm (Height), 9.52 (Weight)
Thickness includes pin