Summary

Australia Victoria Shire of Narracan
1 January 1985 (AD)
Medal commemorating the "Great Rawson Handover" by the Melbourne Metropoolitan Board of Works to the Shire of Narracan. Rawson is a township built to house construction workers on the Thomson Dam project. It was named after the first European settler in the area.
Mint : Stokes (Australasia) Limited, Melbourne.
Awarded to : Raymond Marginson

Physical Description

Gilt medal in black case with red velvet and white fabric lining.

Obverse Description

Two clasped hands across centre. COMMEMORATING / THE/ 'GREAT RAWSON / HANDOVER ' / BY THE / MMBW / TO THE SHIRE OF / NARRACAN / 1 JANUARY 1985

Reverse Description

MMBW coat of arms on left and Shire of Narracan coat of arms on right. Above: Melbourne and / Metropolitan / Board of Works. Below: Shire of Narracan.

Edge Description

Plain

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