Australia Victoria Melbourne
To Commemorate the Federation of the Colonies 1901 (AD)
Mint: not recorded
Other Details: The Federation of the colonies in 1901 to form the Commonwealth of Australia was an occasion for celebration and national pride. Numerous medals were produced, often to be worn at special Federation events.

Obverse Description

Conjoined busts left; around, THEIR R.H. THE DUK[E A]ND DUTCHESS OF YORK (holed at 12 through legend

Reverse Description

Young Australia accompanied by Kangaroo shakes hands with seated Britannia accompanied by lion. Sailing ship and lighthouse in background. around, TO COMMEMORATE THE FEDE[RAT]ION OF THE COLONIES 1901.

Edge Description

Plain - brass Australian Arms attached through hole at 12

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