The Garden City, City of Malvern, 1934-35
Mint: Stokes & Sons
Other Details: Silver medal issued by the City of Malvern to commemorate the centenary of the City of Melbourne. Malvern had been proclaimed a City in 1911, 55 years after it was first proclaimed a District. The City of Malvern ceased to exist on 22 June 1994, when the City of Stonnington (formerly the City of Malvern and the City of Prahran) was proclaimed.

Obverse Description

At centre on ribbon, PROGRESS, above 3 masted sailing ship arriving at rural location; below large building; around, TO MARK MELBOURNE'S FIRST HUNDRED YEARS, below, 1934 - 35

Reverse Description

Royal Arms with lion and unicorn supporters above crossed shields, one featuring plough the other wheat-sheaf, all above a small golden-fleece; below on ribbon, CITY OF MALVERN; around above, THE GARDEN CITY

Edge Description

Plain loop, ring and ribbon attached at top

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