Summary

Australia Victoria Melbourne
Medal - Exhibition of Engineering
Mint: Stokes & Martin

Other Details: Exhibition of Engineering medal, issued around 1879. This exhibition is dated 1879 by Alfred Chitty in his catalogue of the NGV's Numismatics collection in 1920.

Physical Description

A small medal (22 mm. diameter) featuring a view of a single arched bridge and a cog wheel depicting in its four quarters: a ship with sail and steam engine, a water-wheel, a steam traction engine and a group of engineering drawing tools

Obverse Description

At centre within a broad rim, a single arched bridhe over a river; around on broad rim, EXHIBITION OF ENGINEERING

Reverse Description

Within a cog wheel in its four quarters: a ship with sail and steam engine, a water-wheel, a steam traction engine and a group of engineering drawing tools

Edge Description

Plain

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