Death of Queen Victoria Jan 1901
Empire Day In Australia, 24 May 1901 (AD)
Mint: Stokes & Sons
Other Details: Medal issued to commemorate the death of Queen Victoria in 1901. She died at Osborne House on the Isle of Wight, on 22 January 1901, after a reign of almost 64 years, the longest in British history.

Obverse Description

At centre a veiled bust of Queen Victoria facing left; around, DIED JAN 1901 BORN 1819 REINED 62 YRS Top of medal forms a crown

Reverse Description

Australian Arms with kangaroo and emu supporters both facing away from shield but looking back; around, EMPIRE DAY IN AUSTRALIA, below, 24 MAY Top of medal forms a crown

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